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Knowledge and Attitude About HPV Vaccines

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01043341
First Posted: January 6, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 11, 2010
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Information provided by:
Universidade Cidade de Sao Paulo
  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
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
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 ]

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 ]

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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy women

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous CIN or cervical cancer treatment
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): 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

Responsible Party: Sylvia Michelina Fernandes Brenna, Universidade Cidade de São Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01043341     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HPV vaccines
First Submitted: January 5, 2010
First Posted: January 6, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 11, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vaccines
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs