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Prevalence, Persistence, and Risk Factors for Oral Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infections in College Women (HOP-IN)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01289873
First Posted: February 4, 2011
Last Update Posted: September 10, 2013
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Collaborator:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Florida
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine how common oral HPV infections are in college women. The investigators also will find out what risk factors are associated with having oral HPV infections. The investigators hypothesize that approximately 3% of women will have oral HPV, and that HPV will be associated with oral sexual behaviors and with smoking behaviors. Finally, for those women with oral HPV- the investigators will determine whether the infections are persistent (still present) at 3-, 6-, and 12-months after the initial diagnosis.

Condition
Human Papillomavirus

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prevalence, Persistence, and Risk Factors for Oral HPV Infections in College Women

Further study details as provided by University of Florida:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Prevalence of oral HPV [ Time Frame: at enrollment ]
    any oral HPV at enrollment


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Persistence of oral HPV over 1 year of follow-up [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Determine whether HPV remains present at 3-months, 6-months, and 12-months after enrollment


Enrollment: 1036
Study Start Date: May 2011
Study Completion Date: September 2012
Primary Completion Date: September 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
female college students
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age >=18 years
  • Female
  • Currently enrolled as a college student

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unable to provide an oral rinse sample
  • Unable to complete survey
  • Unable to provide contact information
  • Already completed study.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01289873


Locations
United States, Florida
Student Health Care Center
Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32610
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Florida
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Robert L Cook, MD, MPH University of Florida
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Florida
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01289873     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Merck IISP 37942
First Submitted: February 2, 2011
First Posted: February 4, 2011
Last Update Posted: September 10, 2013
Last Verified: August 2013