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Table 4 Top 5 High and Low HPV Coverage Statesa

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

State or District Religiosity (%) Political Ideology Education Policy Setsb Vaccine Exemptionc HPV vaccine completion (%)
Conservative (%) Moderate (%) Liberal (%)
High State HPV Coverage Rates
RI 49 26 35 30 SA-YY MR 70.8
DC 53 15 39 36 SA-YN MR 62.0
DE 52 26 40 25 SA-YY MR 56.9
MA 33 23 35 36 SA-NN MR 56.6
ME 34 34 33 30 SA-YY MRP 56.0
Low State HPV Coverage Rates
TX 64 39 32 21 SA-NY MRP 32.9
UT 64 45 31 20 SA-YY MRP 30.5
MS 77 45 30 19 SA-YY M 29.1
SC 70 43 35 15 SA-YY MR 29.1
WY 54 41 33 17 SA-NN MR 26.7
  1. aOverview of the states with the highest and lowest HPV completion rates in the United States and current comparison of political ideology, religiosity, education policy, and vaccine exemptions per state
  2. bSA-YY sex-YES & abstinence-YES, SA-YN Sex-YES & abstinence-NO, SA-NY Sex-NO & abstinence-YES, SA-NN Sex-NO & abstinence-NO
  3. cM Medical vaccine exemption, MR Medical and religious vaccine exemption, MRP Medical, religious, and personal vaccine exemptio