Date

May 2011

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

M.P.H.

Department

Dept. of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Institution

Oregon Health & Science University

Abstract

Reported associations of condom use for male human papillomavirus infection have been inconsistent. We investigated the association between self-reported frequency of condom use and detection of genital HPV among men in a multinational cohort. A cross-sectional analysis was conducted in men aged 18-70 from Mexico, Brazil and the US. Men answered questionnaires on sexual history, condom use and sociodemographic characteristics. Among 2,261 men reporting recent vaginal sex, the proportion of men with any HPV, any oncogenic and nononcogenic type only, were calculated by frequency of condom use (5 categories, from “always” to “never”). Prevalence ratios were used to examine the associations between "always" vs not always using condoms and HPV detection. A multivariable model was used to adjust for confounders. Effect modification by country was evaluated. The proportion of men with any HPV was 70.6%, with any oncogenic was 34%, only nononcogenic was 32% and multiple types was 22%. For any

Identifier

doi:10.6083/M4S46PZF

School

School of Medicine

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