Parental decision making about the HPV vaccine.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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)

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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.