Factors Predicting Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Intention among Men Who Have Sex with Men Receiving Sexual Health Services

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Suchitra Hudrudchai
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ratsiri Thato

Abstract

     The descriptive predictive research aimed at identifying significant predictor of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination intention among men who have sex with men (MSM) receiving sexual health services from five factors: HPV knowledge, outcome expectations, self - efficacy to get HPV vaccine, self - control to get HPV vaccine and situational perception. Subjects were 140 MSM who came to receiving sexual health services from three places in Bangkok using convenience sampling technique. Data were collected using HPV knowledge questionnaire, outcome expectations questionnaire, self - control to get HPV vaccine questionnaire, situational perception questionnaire, self - efficacy to get HPV vaccine questionnaire and the intention to take human papillomavirus vaccine questionnaire. The questionnaires were tested for their content validity (CVI) by five experts. Their CVIs were 1.00, .87, 1.00, 1.00, 1.00, and 1.00, respectively. Their KR-20 = .82 and Cronbach’s alpha coefficients were .81, .81, .94, .94, and .90, respectively. Data were analyzed using stepwise multiple regression.


     The results revealed that: 1. The mean score of intention to take human papillomavirus vaccine was at high level (gif.latex?\bar{x} = 11.39, S.D = 2.39). 2. Self - efficacy to get HPV vaccine (β = .41), situational perception (β = .23) and HPV knowledge (β = .14) were significant predictors of intention to take HPV vaccine among men who have sex with men receiving sexual health services. These significant predictive variables accounted for 40.10% of the total variance in intention to take HPV vaccine (p-value < .05). However, outcome expectations and self - control to get HPV vaccine could not significantly predict intention to take HPV vaccine (p-value > .05)

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Hudrudchai, S., & Thato, R. (2021). Factors Predicting Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Intention among Men Who Have Sex with Men Receiving Sexual Health Services. uakarun ournal of ursing, 28(1), 56-69. etrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/kcn/article/view/224158
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ratsiri Thato , Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ratsiri Thato

Faculty of Nursing Chulalongkorn University.

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