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Few Young Gay/Bisexual Men in U.S. Getting Important Vaccine Against HPV

    Sex, Healthcare and HPV Vaccine Rates in Young Gay or Bisexual Men
    Sex, Healthcare and HPV Vaccine Rates in Young Gay or Bisexual Men Figure 1. High proportions of young gay or bisexual men had more than 1 sex partner in the past year, saw their healthcare provider in the past year, knew about the HPV vaccine, and got tested for a sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the past year. But only 26% always used a condom during receptive anal sex, only 7% got the HPV vaccine, and only 4% of unvaccinated men got offered the HPV vaccine by their provider. (HPV photo from Laboratory of Tumor Virus Biology, National Cancer Institute Visuals Online.)
    Factors Linked to HPV Vaccine Acceptability
    Factors Linked to HPV Vaccine Acceptability Figure 2. Young gay and bisexual men using a social/sexual Web site tended to find HPV vaccination unacceptable if they worried about vaccine safety or the shame of HPV infection, or if they believed they had little chance of getting infected with HPV. Men tended to find HPV vaccination acceptable if their provider recommended it, if they had a recent test for a sexually transmitted disease (STD), or if they worried about getting HPV infection.
    HPV is the most frequent sexually transmitted infection in the United States; it can cause anal cancer, cervical cancer, other cancers, and genital warts; and HPV vaccines available in the United States prevent infection with the most dangerous types of HPV.
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