Knowledge and Perceptions About Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer Risk Among Young Adults

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by:
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00736216
First received: August 14, 2008
Last updated: June 10, 2010
Last verified: June 2010
  Purpose

RATIONALE: Learning about young adults' knowledge and perceptions about risk factors for the human papilloma virus and cervical cancer may help doctors learn more about how to prevent human papilloma virus infection and cervical cancer in the future.

PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying knowledge and perceptions of the risk factors for human papilloma virus infection and cervical cancer in young adults.


Condition Intervention Phase
Cervical Cancer
Precancerous Condition
Other: survey administration
Phase 1

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Knowledge and Perceptions About Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer Risk Among Young Adults

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Further study details as provided by Case Comprehensive Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Socio-demographic context of college students in an urban Midwestern setting [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Knowledge of human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Perception of HPV risk [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Prevalence of risk behaviors that may place this population at risk for HPV [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Best predictors of HPV knowledge and cervical cancer knowledge [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Vaccine knowledge and acceptance [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 225
Study Start Date: July 2008
Intervention Details:
    Other: survey administration
    Participants complete the Young Adult Survey online documenting demographic data; sexual history (i.e., whether they ever had sex, age of first sexual encounter, number of life time partners, condom use, sexually transmitted diseases [STDs], and pregnancy history); cigarette use; current and past drug use; knowledge of human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer; past history of Pap tests and STD screenings; attitudes towards HPV testing; vaccine knowledge and acceptability; sources of information about HPV; source of information about cervical cancer; identification of common STDs; perceived risk of acquiring STDs; perceived risk of acquiring HPV; social support; and religion.
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe the socio-demographic context of college students in an urban Midwestern setting.
  • Assess knowledge of the human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer in these participants.
  • Assess the population's perception of HPV risk.
  • Assess the prevalence of risk behaviors that may place this population at risk for HPV.
  • Identify the best predictors of HPV knowledge and cervical cancer knowledge.
  • Assess vaccine knowledge and acceptance in these participants.

OUTLINE: Participants complete the Young Adult Survey online documenting demographic data; sexual history (i.e., whether they ever had sex, age of first sexual encounter, number of life time partners, condom use, sexually transmitted diseases [STDs], and pregnancy history); cigarette use; current and past drug use; knowledge of human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer; past history of Pap tests and STD screenings; attitudes towards HPV testing; vaccine knowledge and acceptability; sources of information about HPV; source of information about cervical cancer; identification of common STDs; perceived risk of acquiring STDs; perceived risk of acquiring HPV; social support; and religion.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 24 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Community based outreach in an urban Mid-west area

Criteria

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Currently enrolled in a college, university, or community college in the Greater Cleveland metropolitan area
  • Currently single and never married

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Not specified

PRIOR CONCURRENT THERAPY:

  • Not specified
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00736216

Locations
United States, Ohio
Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44106-5065
Geauga Regional Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44024
Lake/University Ireland Cancer Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44060
Mercy Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44708
Southwest General Health Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44130
UHHS Chagrin Highlands Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44122
UHHS Westlake Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44145
University Suburban Health Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44121
Sponsors and Collaborators
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Shelley A. Francis, DrPH, MPH, CHES Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Shelley Francis, DrPH, Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00736216     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CASE11806, P30CA043703, CASE11806, CASE-11806-CC231
Study First Received: August 14, 2008
Last Updated: June 10, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Case Comprehensive Cancer Center:
cervical cancer
human papilloma virus infection

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Precancerous Conditions
Uterine Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Uterine Cervical Diseases
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 18, 2014