About the Authors

Amanda F. Dempsey

Amanda.dempsey@ucdenver.edu

Affiliation Children’s Outcomes Research Program, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

Andrea Fuhrel-Forbis

Affiliation Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Sara Konrath

Affiliation Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Competing Interests

AFD serves on an advisory board for Merck, a maker of HPV vaccine. AFD receives no research support from this company, nor did this company have any role in the development, data collection, analysis, or manuscript preparation for this research. This relationship does not alter the authors’ adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AFF AFD SK. Performed the experiments: AFF AFD SK. Analyzed the data: AFF AFD SK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AFF AFD SK. Wrote the paper: AFF AFD SK.