Predictors of parents' willingness to vaccinate for human papillomavirus and physicians' intentions to recommend the vaccine.

@article{Barnack2010PredictorsOP,
  title={Predictors of parents' willingness to vaccinate for human papillomavirus and physicians' intentions to recommend the vaccine.},
  author={Jessica L Barnack and Diane M. Reddy and Carolyne Swain},
  journal={Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={28-34}
}
BACKGROUND The present study examined potential predictors of parents' willingness to vaccinate their children for human papillomavirus (HPV) and physicians' intentions to encourage parents to vaccinate their children, now that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a highly effective vaccine. METHODS Parents (n=100) and physicians (n=100) were surveyed on-line in fall 2006, 4 months after the HPV vaccine, Gardasil, was approved by the FDA as a prophylactic vaccine for… CONTINUE READING

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