May 28, 2021
Overall, in 2019, 47.0% of adults aged 18–26 years had ever received an HPV vaccination.
Non-Hispanic White adults (49.7%) were more likely than Hispanic adults (40.6%) to have ever received an HPV vaccination; differences between non-Hispanic Black adults (45.8%) and the other two groups were not statistically significant.
Overall, women were more likely than men to have been vaccinated (56.6% versus 37.2%), and this pattern was seen for non-Hispanic White women and men (60.6% versus 38.6%) and for Hispanic women and men (50.2% versus 30.8%).
However, the difference between non-Hispanic Black women and men (48.9% versus 43.0%) was not statistically significant.
Source: National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2019. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm
January 7, 2020
A new NCHS report describes trends in self-reported HPV vaccination initiation and completion by selected demographic characteristics among adults aged 18−26.
- Among adults aged 18−26, the percentage who ever received one or more doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine increased from 22.1% in 2013 to 39.9% in 2018.
- The percentage of adults aged 18−26 who received the recommended number of doses of HPV vaccine increased from 13.8% in 2013 to 21.5% in 2018.
- In 2018, non-Hispanic white adults were more likely than Hispanic adults to have ever received one or more doses of HPV vaccine.
- Among adults aged 18−26 who ever received one or more doses of HPV vaccine, the majority received the first dose between the ages of 13 and 17 years.