Epidemiology of Genital Warts in British Columbia

Project number: 
Approval date: 
Friday, September 22, 2017
Principal Investigator: 
University of British Columbia (UBC)
Funding Agency: 
Not Available
Datasets requested: 
Hospital Separations (BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation registry (Ministry of Health)
consolidation - census geocodes
Medical Services Plan (BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation - demographic (Ministry of Health)
Research objective: 


The incidence of AGW in British Columbia will have decreased since the introduction of the publicly funded HPV vaccination program and the availability of the vaccine for adult women in the private market.


We will use administrative data to report on trends in incidence of AGW from 1998 to 2016.


To establish a baseline of the current rate of AGW by age, gender and anatomical area in the pre-vaccine and during vaccine-availability time period and healthcare utilization costs.

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