HPV Awareness and Vaccine Acceptability in Hispanic Women Living Along the US-Mexico Border

@article{Molokwu2013HPVAA,
  title={HPV Awareness and Vaccine Acceptability in Hispanic Women Living Along the US-Mexico Border},
  author={Jennifer C Molokwu and Norma P. Fernandez and Charmaine Martin},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={16},
  pages={540-545}
}
Despite advances in prevention of cervical cancer in the US, women of Hispanic origin still bear an unequal burden in cervical cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality. Our objective was to determine the HPV vaccine knowledge and acceptability in a group of mostly Hispanic females. In this cross sectional survey, 62 % of participants heard of HPV; 34.9 % identified HPV as a cause of cervical cancer. 63 % of participants reported willingness to receive vaccine and 77 % were willing to vaccinate… CONTINUE READING
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