Human papillomavirus and vaccination: knowledge, attitudes, and behavioural intention in adolescents and young women in Italy

@article{Giuseppe2008HumanPA,
  title={Human papillomavirus and vaccination: knowledge, attitudes, and behavioural intention in adolescents and young women in Italy},
  author={Gabriella Di Giuseppe and Rossella Abbate and Gary A Liguori and Luciana Albano and Italo Francesco Angelillo},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={99},
  pages={225 - 229}
}
This study assesses knowledge, attitudes, and behavioural intention towards human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and vaccination in a random sample of 1348 adolescents and young women aged 14–24 years in Italy. A self-administered anonymous questionnaire covered demographics; knowledge about HPV infection, cervical cancer, and HPV vaccine; the perceived risk for contracting HPV infection and/or for developing cervical cancer, the perceived benefits of a vaccination to prevent cervical cancer… CONTINUE READING

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