Parental decision making about the HPV vaccine.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, Volume 19, Issue 9, p.2187-98 (2010)


2010, Adolescent, Center-Authored Paper, Child, Data Collection, Decision Making, Female, Health Care Surveys, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Humans, Papillomavirus Infections, Papillomavirus Vaccines, Parents, Public Health Sciences Division


Prophylactic human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines are available, but uptake is suboptimal. Information on factors influencing parental decisions regarding vaccination will facilitate the development of successful interventions.