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Age at first HPV shot

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For female sample children age 8 to 17 who have received the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine or shot, HPV1STAGE the age at which the child received her first shot.

This variable was first introduced in the 2010 Cancer Control Supplement.

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Questions about the HPV vaccine were also asked in 2008, with the exception of age at first HPV shot (HPV1STAGE). For 2010, all sample children aged 8-17 years were asked about awareness of the HPV vaccine (HPVACHEAR), whether the sample child received the vaccine (HPVACHAD) and the number of shots received (HPVACNO) whereas in 2008, these were only asked for female sample children aged 8-17.

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  • 2010: Female sample children age 8 to 17 who have received the HPV vaccine or shot.


  • 2010