TABLE 1

Characteristics of Participating Adolescent Girls Aged 13 to 17 Years

Sociodemographic CharacteristicnWeighted Proportion, % Estimate (95% CI)
Total18 228
Year
    2008860750.4 (49.2–51.6)
    2009962149.6 (48.4–50.8)
Age
    13 y353918.9 (17.9–20.0)
    14 y381620.1 (19.0–21.3)
    15 y374721.1 (20.0–22.3)
    16 y374820.7 (19.6–21.9)
    17 y337819.1 (18.0–20.3)
Race
    White, non-Hispanic12 81060.0 (58.5–61.4)
    Black, non-Hispanic195115.2 (14.2–16.4)
    Hispanic212517.6 (16.4–18.9)
    American Indian/Alaskan Native2520.8 (0.7–1.0)
    Asian3862.8 (2.3–3.3)
    Other7043.6 (3.0–4.2)
Income level
    <133% of FPL333124.5 (23.2–25.9)
    133% to <322% of FPL574031.4 (30.1–32.7)
    322% to <503% of FPL457621.7 (20.7–22.7)
    >503% of FPL458122.4 (21.3–23.6)
Mother's education
    Less than high school168713.4 (12.3–14.5)
    High school370227.7 (26.3–29.1)
    More than high school, some college544426.0 (24.9–27.2)
    College graduate739532.9 (31.6–34.1)
Mother's marital status
    Married13 83474.2 (72.9–75.4)
    Divorced/widowed/separated307618.0 (16.9–19.1)
    Never married11737.8 (7.1–8.7)
Mother's age
    ≤34 y13398.5 (7.7–9.3)
    35–44 y797947.0 (45.6–48.5)
    ≥45 y891044.5 (43.1–45.8)
MSA
    Central city, MSA696537.6 (36.3–39.0)
    Non–central city, MSA690345.8 (44.4–47.2)
    Non–MSA436016.6 (15.7–17.4)
Had 11- to 12-y preventive care visita
    Yes452023.4 (22.3–24.6)
    No516227.6 (26.4–28.8)
    HPV vaccine not licensed when 11 or 12 y of ageb854649.0 (47.6–50.4)
Insurance status
    Private12 37763.0 (61.6–64.4)
    VFC eligible, all others397825.1 (23.8–26.4)
    VFC eligible, uninsured only8526.4 (5.6–7.2)
    SCHIP4863.7 (3.1–4.3)
    Military2941.4 (1.1–1.6)
    Other1220.5 (0.4–0.7)
Know of HPV
    Yes17 08292.0 (90.9–93.0)
    No9348.0 (7.0–9.1)
Heard of HPV vaccine
    Yes15 70385.3 (84.1–86.4)
    No219514.7 (13.6–15.9)
Received provider recommendation for vaccinec
    Yes990453.1 (51.6–54.5)
    No775246.9 (45.5–48.4)
Facility types for adolescent's vaccination providers
    All private facilities954456.1 (54.7–57.4)
    All public facilities331517.8 (16.8–18.9)
    All hospital facilities14906.8 (6.2–7.4)
    All STD/school/teen clinics or other facilities5452.8 (2.4–3.3)
    Mixed241112.0 (11.1–13.0)
    Unknown8524.5 (3.9–5.2)
  • STD indicates sexually transmitted disease.

  • a As reported by providers.

  • b Girls who were older than 12 years at the time of HPV vaccine licensure (June 8, 2006) and did not have the opportunity to receive HPV vaccine at an 11- to 12-year preventive visit.

  • c Parents reported whether they had received a recommendation for their daughters to receive HPV vaccinations from a health care provider.