Convergence factors influencing the human papillomavirus vaccination in some female university students

일부 여대생의 인유두종바이러스 백신 접종에 영향을 미치는 융복합적 예측요인

  • Lee, Hye-Ran (Dept. of Nursing, Keimyung College University) ;
  • Oh, Yun-Jung (Dept. of Nursing, Keimyung College University)
  • 이혜란 (계명문화대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 오윤정 (계명문화대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2015.10.15
  • Accepted : 2015.12.20
  • Published : 2015.12.28


This study was done to identify convergence factors influencing the HPV vaccination in female university students. The subjects of this study were 546 female university students. The data were collected through interviews using a structured questionnaire from 5 to 30th of October, 2013. 138(25.3%) reported that they were vaccinated. Religion, ever heard cervical cancer, HPV and cervical cancer vaccination, ever had a pap test, knowledge about HPV vaccination, health beliefs(total), perceived benefit, perceived barrier, cancer preventive behavior(total) and cervical cancer preventive behavior were associated with being vaccinated. In logistic regression analysis showed that the predictors are ever had a pap test(OR=34.67, 95% CI=17.19~ 69.92), perceived benefit(OR=1.45, 95% CI=1.17~1.81) and perceived barrier(OR=1.44, 95% CI=1.27~1.63). It was recommended to make convergence policy supports and education programs reinforcing a pap test and perceived benefit and reducing perceived barriers about HPV vaccination.


Human papillomavirus vaccination;knowledge related cervical cancer;health belief;cancer preventive behavior;female university student;convergence


Supported by : 계명문화대학교


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