HPV vaccine promotion: does referring to both cervical cancer and genital warts affect intended and actual vaccination behavior?

@article{Juraskova2011HPVVP,
  title={HPV vaccine promotion: does referring to both cervical cancer and genital warts affect intended and actual vaccination behavior?},
  author={Ilona Juraskova and Royena Abdul Bari and Michaeley Therese O'Brien and Kirsten J. McCaffery},
  journal={Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={71-9}
}
BACKGROUND young women have poor awareness that human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause both cervical cancer and genital warts, a sexually transmitted infection (STI). A newly developed HPV vaccine can provide protection against both cervical cancer and genital warts. This vaccine could be promoted by health authorities/professionals as preventing cervical cancer plus genital warts, or cervical cancer alone. Because stigma around STIs may reduce acceptance of the vaccine, the effect of information… CONTINUE READING

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