TABLE 2

Respondent Knowledge Regarding HPV Infections (n = 294)

True/False StatementsCorrect Response, %Incorrect Response, %Don’t Know/Not Sure, %
HPV is a relatively uncommon sexually transmitted infection. (False)83.512.73.8
HPV causes genital warts in males and females. (True)97.60.71.7
Almost all cervical cancers are caused by HPV infection. (True)68.212.319.5
The incidence of HPV in women is highest among women in their 30s. (False)29.522.648.0
Most people with genital HPV infections are symptomatic. (False)82.911.35.8
Genital warts are caused by the same HPV types that cause cervical cancer. (False)19.554.526.0