Beliefs about cervical cancer and human papillomavirus (HPV) and acceptability of HPV vaccination among Chinese women in Hong Kong.

@article{Lee2007BeliefsAC,
  title={Beliefs about cervical cancer and human papillomavirus (HPV) and acceptability of HPV vaccination among Chinese women in Hong Kong.},
  author={Peter W. H. Lee and Tracy T C Kwan and Kar Fai Tam and Karen Kar Loen Chan and Phyllis M. C. Young and Sue Seen-Tsing Lo and Annie Nga-Yin Cheung and Hextan Yuen Sheung Ngan},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 2-3},
  pages={130-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the knowledge and beliefs on cervical cancer and HPV infection and to evaluate the acceptability of HPV vaccination among Chinese women. METHODS Seven focus groups were conducted with ethnic Chinese women aged 18-25 (n=20), 26-35 (n=13), and 36 and above (n=16) in a community women's health clinic in Hong Kong in 2006. The discussions were audio taped, transcribed and analyzed. Recurrent themes related to cervical cancer, HPV infection and vaccination were highlighted… CONTINUE READING
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