Key clinical point: The perceived risk of HPV-related cancer may overcome variables that typically impede access to HPV vaccination.
Major finding: An analysis showed a positive association between HPV vaccine uptake and the incidence of HPV-related cancer in Alabama, and adolescents there were more likely to receive the HPV vaccine if they lived in rural areas and below the poverty line.
Study details: Analysis of data from all 67 counties in Alabama
Disclosures: The speaker had no disclosures.
Pierce JY et al. SGO 2019, Abstract 13.