Working to close the gap: identifying predictors of HPV vaccine uptake among young African American women.

@article{Bynum2011WorkingTC,
  title={Working to close the gap: identifying predictors of HPV vaccine uptake among young African American women.},
  author={Shalanda A. Bynum and Heather M Brandt and Patricia A. Sharpe and Michelle S Williams and Jelani C. Kerr},
  journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={549-61}
}
Factors associated with greater likelihood of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among women who experience excess cervical cancer incidence and mortality requires further study. The purpose of this study was to assess factors associated with HPV vaccine uptake among young African American women. Three hundred sixty-three African American women aged 18-26 were recruited from Historically Black Colleges/Universities to complete a questionnaire to assess health beliefs associated with HPV… CONTINUE READING