What college women know, think, and do about human papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV vaccine

  • Ratanasiripong N
  • Cheng A
  • Enriquez M
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Highlights * Over 90% of non-vaccinees and vaccinees knew that a Pap test is needed after vaccination. * Most participants also knew that an HPV vaccine does not protect against all STIs. * Both vaccinee and non-vaccinee groups had positive attitudes toward mandatory vaccination. * Subjective norms consistently predicted intention to obtain HPV vaccine and vaccine uptake. * Strategies to increase vaccine uptake among college women should pay attention on subjective norms.

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  • Nop Thodsama Ratanasiripong

  • An-Lin Cheng

  • Maithe Enriquez

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