HPV vaccine: A comparison of attitudes and behavioral perspectives between Latino and non-Latino women.

@article{Watts2009HPVVA,
  title={HPV vaccine: A comparison of attitudes and behavioral perspectives between Latino and non-Latino women.},
  author={Luisa A Watts and Naima T Joseph and Maria Wallace and Jose Alejandro Rauh-Hain and Alona Muzikansky and Whitfield B. Growdon and Marcela Guadalupe del Carmen},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={112 3},
  pages={577-82}
}
OBJECTIVE Recent scientific advances have lead to the development of a prophylactic, quadrivalent HPV vaccine conferring. We surveyed Latino and non-Latino women directly to examine what motivates them to vaccinate themselves, their daughters, and their sons. METHODS A written survey was administered to 86 Latinas and 141 non-Latinas, ages 18-55, and attending a general medicine, gynecology, or pediatric unit at an academic center. The instrument included questions on demographics, knowledge… CONTINUE READING
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