Factors influencing adolescent girls' decision in initiation for human papillomavirus vaccination: a cross-sectional study in Hong Kong
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AbstractBackground: Cervical cancer is one of the common cancers among women worldwide. Despite HPV vaccination being one of the effective preventive measures, it is not included in government vaccination programme in Hong Kong. This study aimed to assess the knowledge of and attitude towards cervical cancer prevention among Chinese adolescent girls in Hong Kong, and to identify factors influencing the initiation of HPV vaccination.
All Author(s) ListLee A, Ho M, Cheung CKM, Keung VMW
Journal nameBMC Public Health
Volume Number14
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsCancer prevention; Cervical cancer; Chinese girls; Community health education; Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine; School health education
Web of Science Subject CategoriesPublic, Environmental & Occupational Health

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