Abstract

Background and objective: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the main cause of cervical cancer. This systematic review was performed to provide an overview of knowledge and attitude about HPV infection and HPV vaccine in Iranian population. Materials and Methods: The information was identified by searching international and national databases; pubmed/MEDLINE (NCBI), Embase (Elsevier), Google Scholar, Scientific Information Database, MagIran, and IranDoc. The current research was performed using the terms of medical subject headings (MeSH) and combinations of the keywords including: "human papillomavirus" or "human papillomavirus vaccine" with the words "knowledge," "awareness," "attitude" and "Iran." Studies were evaluated according to the checklist of STrengthening the Reporting of OBservational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE).
Eastern Mediterranean Adolescents (10-18 years) Adults (18+) Parents/caregivers Healthcare workers