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Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics


Parents' stigmatizing beliefs about the HPV vaccine, such as beliefs that it promotes adolescent sexual activity, constitute a notable barrier to vaccine uptake. The purpose of this study is to describe the associations between parents' stigmatizing beliefs about the HPV vaccine, psychosocial antecedents to vaccination, and parents' intentions to vaccinate their children. Parents of vaccine-eligible children (


Child, Adolescent, Humans, Information Seeking Behavior, Papillomavirus Vaccines, Parents, Vaccination, Surveys and Questionnaires, Papillomavirus Infections, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Patient Acceptance of Health Care



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