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Table 2 State-level Characteristics

From: Going beyond the individual: how state-level characteristics relate to HPV vaccine rates in the United States

  N %
HPV mandate present 3 6%
Sex education policy present 25 56%
Abstinence only education policy present 37 88%
 Stressed 26 70%
 Covered 11 30%
Public Health Department Type
 Decentral 28 55%
 Central 13 25%
 Mixed 5 10%
 Shared 5 10%
  Mean SD
Percent of state identifying as highly religious 54.67 10.64
Political Ideology
 Conservative 36.92 0.07
 Moderate 33.39 0.03
 Liberal 23.35 0.06
 Don’t Know 6.27 0.02
Center for Disease Control and Prevention Funding
 Funding per capita (USD) $17.34 $21.72
 Total CDC Funding (millions USD) 67.56 60.61
 Immunization & Respiratory Disease 7.02 6.89
 Vaccine for Children 1.87 1.78
 HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STI and TB Prevention 14.01 20.97
 Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion 14.71 10.27
 Cancer Prevention Control 5.40 3.21