Factors affecting HPV vaccine acceptance in west Austria: Do we need to revise the current immunization scheme?

@inproceedings{Borena2016FactorsAH,
  title={Factors affecting HPV vaccine acceptance in west Austria: Do we need to revise the current immunization scheme?},
  author={Wegene Borena and Anita Luckner-Hornischer and Franz Katzgraber and Dorothee Holm-von Laer},
  booktitle={Papillomavirus research},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Austria introduced a school-based gender-neutral human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization program in February 2014. In order to assure high coverage, factors influencing acceptance of the vaccine need to be identified. In this study we aim to assess parents' attitude and related socio-demographic factors in relation to the newly implemented gender-neutral, school-based HPV Immunization program. METHODS Parents of 4th grade school children in 20 randomly selected primary schools were… CONTINUE READING