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Utilization of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) and Parents of Boys (Aged 9 to 18 Years)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01197079
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2011 by Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 9, 2010
Last Update Posted : July 15, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Brief Summary:

The objectives of this study are:

  1. to determine the degree of understanding and perceived risks for human papillomavirus (HPV) disease, to examine and assess attitudes for personal use of HPV vaccine and identify potential barriers to HPV vaccine access and utilization in a population of young men who have sex with men (MSM) (under 26 years of age)and in parents of boys aged 9 to 18 years
  2. to determine HPV vaccine acceptance and predictors of acceptance in a population of young MSM and in patients of boys ages 9 to 18 years
  3. to develop strategies to overcome potential barriers to vaccination and improve vaccine access and utilization via development of targeted educational initiatives.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Other: Survey

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 800 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Survey Study of the Awareness, Acceptance, and Barriers to Utilization of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) and Parents of Boys (Aged 9 to 18 Years)
Study Start Date : August 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2011

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
MSM
Young men (under 26 years of age) who have sex with men
Other: Survey
Self administered anonymous survey
Parents
Parents of Boys aged 9 to 18 years
Other: Survey
Self administered anonymous survey




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Ages Eligible for Study:   9 Years to 26 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Young men who have sex with men (MSM) that obtain medical care from a Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender community health clinic

Parents of boys aged 9 to 18 years who obtain their medical care from several public health clinics or who obtain their medical care from private pediatrician offices in Chicago

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • MSM group - under age 26 years
  • Parent group - parent of boy(s) ages 9 to 18 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • MSM group - previous receipt of HPV vaccine
  • Parent group - previous receipt of HPV vaccine by male child

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01197079


Contacts
Contact: Tina Q Tan, MD 773-880-4187 ttan@northwestern.edu
Contact: Melvin V Gerbie, MD 312-951-0687 mpgerbs@aol.com

Locations
United States, Illinois
Pediatric Private practice Not yet recruiting
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60610
Contact: Aleta Clark, MD    312-943-6964      
Sub-Investigator: Aleta Clark, MD         
Pediatric Private Practice Not yet recruiting
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60610
Contact: Marc Weissluth, MD    312-642-5515      
Sub-Investigator: Marc Weissbluth, MD         
Children's Memorial Hospital Uptown Clinic Not yet recruiting
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60640
Contact: Barbara Bayldon, MD    773-561-6649      
Sub-Investigator: Barbara Bayldon, MD         
Pediatric Private Practice Recruiting
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60657
Contact: Bennett Kaye, MD    773-348-8300      
Sub-Investigator: Bennett Kaye, MD         
Erie Family Health Clinic Not yet recruiting
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Contact: Kate Laslo, MD    312-666-5867      
Sub-Investigator: Kate Laslo, MD         
Howard Brown Health Center Recruiting
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Contact: Robert Garofalo, MD    773-388-8898    RGarofalo@childrensmemorial.org   
Contact: Jennifer Leininger    773-388-8898    jenniferl@howardbrown.org   
Sub-Investigator: Robert Garofalo, MD         
Private pediatric practice Recruiting
Evanston, Illinois, United States, 60202
Contact: Irwin Benuck, MD    847-869-4300      
Sub-Investigator: Irwin Benuck, MD         
Pediatric Private practice Not yet recruiting
Evanston, Illinois, United States
Contact: Ira Salafsky, MD    847-869-1070      
Sub-Investigator: Ira Salafsky, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Responsible Party: Tina Q. Tan, M.D., Children's Memorial Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01197079     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Merck IISP 37875
First Posted: September 9, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 15, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Keywords provided by Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago:
HPV
Vaccine
Vaccine utilization
Disease awareness

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