Knowledge and Attitude About HPV Vaccines

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Universidade Cidade de Sao Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01043341
First received: January 5, 2010
Last updated: January 8, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
  Purpose

The purpose of this study was to analyze the knowledge and attitude about HPV vaccines among Brazilian women after an educative intervention. The knowledge was measured on sexual behavior and HPV infection. The attitude was measured on acceptance of vaccines.


Condition Intervention Phase
Knowledge
Attitude
Behavior
Behavioral: educative folder
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Knowledge and Attitude About HPV Vaccines Among Women

Further study details as provided by Universidade Cidade de Sao Paulo:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incorrect knowledge about HPV vaccines was detected on more than 50% women, however the attitude to accept the HPV vaccine was improved after educative intervention. [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The acceptance of HPV vaccines by the women was depended on the sponsor by the public heath services [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: October 2006
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Primary Completion Date: October 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: behavioral
the women received a folder about HPV infection and vaccines and answered a questionaire about sexual behavior, HPV infection and vaccines.
Behavioral: educative folder
folder about HPV infection and vaccines
Other Name: HPV vaccines information
No Intervention: no intervention
the women answered a questionaire about sexual behavior, HPV infection and vaccines
Behavioral: educative folder
folder about HPV infection and vaccines
Other Name: HPV vaccines information

Detailed Description:

Two hundred Brazilian women were selected ranged 18 to 30 years old. They were randomized on two groups: 1) One hundred received a brief educative intervention about HPV infection and vaccines and answered a questionaire about sexual behavior, HPV infection and vaccines and 2)one hundred not received anything and answered the same questionaire.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 30 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy women

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous CIN or cervical cancer treatment
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01043341

Locations
Brazil
Universidade Cidade de São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil, 03071-000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade Cidade de Sao Paulo
Investigators
Study Director: Sylvia MF Brenna, MD, PHD Universidade Cidade de São Paulo
Study Chair: Kari J Sirjanen, MD, PhD University of Turku
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Sylvia Michelina Fernandes Brenna, Universidade Cidade de São Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01043341     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HPV vaccines
Study First Received: January 5, 2010
Last Updated: January 8, 2010
Health Authority: Brazil: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Universidade Cidade de Sao Paulo:
HPV
vaccines
knowledge
attitude

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 29, 2014