High-grade cervical lesions after vaccination against human papillomavirus: A Danish cohort study

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Introduction It is pertinent to evaluate the impact of vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) in real life. The aim of the study was to evaluate the real-life impact of HPV vaccination in the first birth cohort of Danish women offered free HPV vaccination as girls and invited to screening at the age of 23 years. Material and methods Women born in 1993 were offered free HPV vaccination at the age of 15 years but women born in 1983 have never been offered free HPV vaccination. We followed these two birth cohorts for 10 years from the age of 15 to after their first invitation to screening, and compared the risk of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN). Data were obtained from Danish national health registers. Results Vaccination coverage was 91% in the 1993 birth cohort and

Original languageEnglish
JournalActa Obstetrica et Gynecologica
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)1290-1296
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2020

    Research areas

  • cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, early detection of cancer, human papillomavirus, prevention and control, vaccination, CYTOLOGY, THINPREP, SUREPATH, IMPACT, YOUNG, AGE

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