HPV vaccine, adolescents, 2008–2012
The proportion of females aged 13-15 years who received at least 3 doses of the quadrivalent or bivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine increased 69.3% between 2008 and 2012, from 16.6% to 28.1%. The U.S. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) began recommending the HPV vaccine among males in 2011. In 2012, 6.9% of males aged 13-15 years received at least 3 doses of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine.
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