Despite the availability of a vaccine against it, almost 50% of men aged 18-59 in the US are infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV). Why?

A new study published in JAMA Oncology by at a team of researchers at the Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) in Fort Bragg discusses the high infection rates of adult men, after analyzing data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

Initiated in the 1960s, NHANES is a continuing series of surveys on health topics that combine physical examinations and interviews with participants. Each year, about 5,000 people are surveyed… more


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