Provider factors associated with disparities in human papillomavirus vaccination among low-income 9- to 17-year-old girls.

BACKGROUND Many women who develop cervical cancer are eligible for or are participants of Medicaid. Providing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination to girls enrolled in Medicaid may reduce cervical cancer disparities in low-income and minority women. This study evaluated provider characteristics associated with HPV vaccination among 9- to 17-year-old… CONTINUE READING