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Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: What Are the Reasons for Nonvaccination Among U.S. Adolescents?

Authors
  • Thompson, Erika L1
  • Rosen, Brittany L2
  • Vamos, Cheryl A3
  • Kadono, Mika4
  • Daley, Ellen M3
  • 1 Department of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida; The Chiles Center, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Chile)
  • 2 School of Human Services, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 3 Department of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida; The Chiles Center, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. , (Chile)
  • 4 Department of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2017
Volume
61
Issue
3
Pages
288–293
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.05.015
PMID: 28842066
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

Findings indicate that U.S. parental attitudes about HPV vaccination have changed over time and reasons for nonvaccination vary based on the sex of the adolescent and the level of hesitancy of the parent. This information can shape how providers respond to parental concerns and HPV vaccine hesitancy.

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