Cross-sectional study estimating the psychosocial impact of genital warts and other anogenital diseases in South Korea.
Taek Sang Lee, Smita Kothari-Talwar, Puneet K Singhal, Karen Yee, Amit Kulkarni, Nuria Lara, Montserrat Roset, Anna R Giuliano, Suzanne M Garland, Woong Ju
BMJ Open | Published : 2019
OBJECTIVES: To estimate self-reported human papillomavirus (HPV) disease-related psychosocial impact among male and female patients in South Korea. DESIGN: In this multicentre cross-sectional study, psychosocial impacts were estimated using a one-time survey capturing HPV Impact Profile (HIP) results, CuestionarioEspecifico en Condilomas Acuminados (CECA; in Spanish)-'Specific questionnaire for Condylomata Acuminata' and the EuroQol-5 Dimension (EQ-5D) surveys. Student's t-tests or Mann-Whitney U tests were used for continuous comparisons; χ2 or Fisher's exact tests were applied for categorical comparisons. SETTING: 5098 clinics throughout Seoul, Busan, Daegu, Kwangju and Daejeon (South Kore..View full abstract