Alaska Native parental attitudes on cervical cancer, HPV and the HPV vaccine.

@article{ToffolonWeiss2008AlaskaNP,
  title={Alaska Native parental attitudes on cervical cancer, HPV and the HPV vaccine.},
  author={Melissa Toffolon-Weiss and Kyla Hagan and Jessica Leston and Lynn L. Peterson and Ellen M Provost and Tom Hennessy},
  journal={International journal of circumpolar health},
  year={2008},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={363-73}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe Alaska Native parents' knowledge of and attitudes towards cervical cancer, the human papillomavirus (HPV) and the HPV vaccine. STUDY DESIGN This was a qualitative study composed of 11 focus groups (n = 80) that were held in 1 small village, 2 towns and 1 large urban centre in Alaska. METHODS A convenience sample of Alaska Native parents/guardians was recruited in each community to participate in focus groups and to fill out a quantitative survey. RESULTS While many… CONTINUE READING
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