HPV Vaccination Rates Among 13- and 15-Year-Olds
In this podcast, Robert Bednarczyk, PhD, discusses his latest research that estimated the proportion of adolescents in the United States who are up to date with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, using data from the 2016 National Immunization Survey-Teen.
Robert A. Bednarczyk, PhD, is an assistant professor of global health and epidemiology at the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health.
- Bednarczyk RA, Ellingson MK, Omer SB. Human papillomavirus vaccination before 13 and 15 years of age: analysis of National Immunization Survey teen data. J Infect Dis. 2019;220(5):730-734. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiy682.
- HPV Vaccine Recommendations. Vaccines and Preventable Diseases. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Updated December 15, 2016. Accessed August 16, 2019. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/hpv/hcp/recommendations.html.
- Vogt C. CDC issues new HPV vaccination recommendation [published online August 16, 2019]. Consultant360. https://www.consultant360.com/consultant360/pediatrics/cdc-issues-new-hpv-vaccination-recommendation.
- Walker TY, Elam-Evans LD, Singleton JA, et al. National, regional, state, and selected local area vaccination coverage among adolescents aged 13–17 years — united states, 2016. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017;66:874–882. http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6633a2.