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Volume 22, Number 1—January 2016

Research

Human Papillomavirus Prevalence and Herd Immunity after Introduction of Vaccination Program, Scotland, 2009–2013

Ross L. CameronComments to Author , Kimberley Kavanagh, Jiafeng Pan, John Love, Kate Cuschieri, Chris Robertson, Syed Ahmed, Timothy Palmer, and Kevin G.J. Pollock
Author affiliations: Health Protection Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland, UK (R.L. Cameron, J. Love, S. Ahmed, K.G.J. Pollock); University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (K. Kavanagh, J. Pan, C. Robertson); Scottish Human Papillomavirus Reference Laboratory, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK (K. Cuschieri); University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (T. Palmer)

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Table 1

Yearly distribution of 5,765 liquid-based cytology samples collected from women 20–21 years of age undergoing their first cervical smear collection, Scotland, 2009–2013*

Year Total No. (%) samples
No. (%) samples with valid HPV results
No. vaccine doses received
SIMD score
0 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5
2009 1,673 1,652 (98.74) 5 (0.30) 1 (0.06) 15 (0.90) 386 (23.07) 389 (23.25) 335 (20.02) 271 (16.20) 292 (17.45) 1,652 (98.74)
2010 1,074 1,012 (94.23) 7 (0.65) 7 (0.65) 48 (4.47) 260 (24.21) 208 (19.37) 219 (20.39) 193 (17.97) 194 (18.06) 1,053 (98.04)
2011 1,005 557 (55.42) 18 (1.79) 48 (4.78) 382 (38.01) 235 (23.38) 190 (18.91) 185 (18.41) 201 (20.00) 194 (19.30) 1,001 (99.60)
2012 997 245 (24.57) 26 (2.61) 52 (5.22) 674 (67.60) 216 (21.66) 201 (20.16) 172 (17.25) 191 (19.16) 217 (21.77) 993 (99.60)
2013 1,016 198 (19.49) 33 (3.25) 46 (4.53) 739 (72.74) 251 (24.70) 211 (20.77) 191 (18.80) 141 (13.88) 222 (21.85) 1,018 (100.00)

*HPV, human papillomavirus; SIMD, Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (1 = most deprived; 5 = least deprived).

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