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Social determinants of health explain most health inequities. Intermediate determinants dictate differences in the exposure and vulnerability of people based on social stratification. Vulnerable women (lower education level, older age, uninsured, etc.) have lower adherence to recommended Pap smear screening guidelines. However, a gap remains concerning the effect of social determinants on human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.
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Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the main cause of cervical cancer. This systematicreview was performed to provide an overview of knowledge and attitude about HPV infection and HPV vaccine inIranian popu...
This population-based study aimed to fill the knowledge gap on Human Papillomavirus (HPV) prevalence and associated sociodemographic risk factors of the general population in the North Tongu District,...
To evaluate the knowledge and acceptability of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among health professionals from western Amazonia.
: To evaluate the knowledge and attitudes toward the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among mothers of 8th graders in Israel, and to determine the factors associated with maternal consent to the HPV...
To estimate whether targeted educational interventions can increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine acceptability and knowledge among young women.
This study assessed the feasibility of implementing a one-month Twitter campaign to promote knowledge about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among low-income women living in public h...
RATIONALE: Vaccines made from human papillomavirus may help the body build an effective immune response to kill HIV cells. PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying the side effects and ho...
A randomized, observer-blind non-inferiority trial to evaluate alternative human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination schedules in young females in West Africa.
RATIONALE: Learning about young adults' knowledge and perceptions about risk factors for the human papilloma virus and cervical cancer may help doctors learn more about how to prevent huma...
The purpose of the study is to determine the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) prevalence and HPV type distribution among women aged >= 18 years, attending out-patient health services for gynaeco...
A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.
A type of human papillomavirus especially associated with malignant tumors of the genital and RESPIRATORY MUCOSA.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent PAPILLOMAVIRUS INFECTIONS. Human vaccines are intended to reduce the incidence of UTERINE CERVICAL NEOPLASMS, so they are sometimes considered a type of CANCER VACCINES. They are often composed of CAPSID PROTEINS, especially L1 protein, from various types of ALPHAPAPILLOMAVIRUS.
Professionals who work with persons affected by social disadvantages such as POVERTY; mental and physical illness or disability, and social injustice. Their focus is on both the individual and his or her environment, including violations of their civil liberties and human rights.
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...
Cervical cancer is a malignant neoplasm of the cervix uteri or cervical area. Symptoms include vaginal bleeding, but may not present until later stages of the cancer. Cervical cancer can be treated using surgery (including local excision) in early stages...