|Absolute and relative frequencies of correct answers for each item scored regarding HPV knowledge (n=106)|
|1. Genital warts are caused by HPV||70||66.04|
|2. HPV is a virus that can cause cervical cancer||82||77.36|
|3. I can infect my sexual partner with HPV, even though I don’t present the symptoms||86||81.13|
|4. HPV can cause genital warts in the penis||60||56.60|
|5. HPV can cause genital warts in the anus||55||51.89|
|6. HPV can cause penile cancer||53||50.00|
|7. HPV is sexually transmitted||91||85.85|
|8. As more sexual partners I get, more the risk of getting infected with HPV||96||90.57|
|9. There are many HPV types||63||59.43|
|10. HPV is associated with oral cancer||29||27.36|
|11. Some HPV types can disappear without treatment||32||30.19|
|12. Genital HPV is transmitted through skin by skin contact||44||41.51|
|13. Condom use prevents HPV infection¥||63||59.43|
|14. All HPV types cause cancer¥||47||44.34|
|15. HPV can cause anal cancer||65||61.32|
Mean Score ± SD: 8.8 ± 3.5 points.
¥Items 13 and 14 were false.
Colón-López et al.
Colón-López et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012 12:346 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-346