Knowledge, beliefs, and behaviors: examining human papillomavirus-related gender differences among African American college students.

@article{Bynum2011KnowledgeBA,
  title={Knowledge, beliefs, and behaviors: examining human papillomavirus-related gender differences among African American college students.},
  author={Shalanda A. Bynum and Heather M Brandt and Daniela B. Friedman and Lucy Annang and Andrea H. Tanner},
  journal={Journal of American college health : J of ACH},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={296-302}
}
OBJECTIVE Given recent approval for administration of a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to men, it is important to assess the HPV-related perspectives of men and women. The purpose of this study was to examine gender differences in HPV knowledge, beliefs, and vaccine acceptance among college students attending 3 historically black colleges/universities in the Southeast. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS A nonprobability sample of 575 students completed a self-report questionnaire. RESULTS Males… CONTINUE READING
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