Table 3

Reasons for not participating or not participating fully in HPV vaccination, 2009 (Adapted from[20])
Rationales offered for partial or non vaccination Year 1
School (n=85) Health Center (n=17)
Vaccine safety 33% 6%
Vaccination not good for health 32% 6%
Vaccine is new 15% 12%
Vaccine is experimental 5% 18%
Vaccine may impact fertility 12% 0%
School absenteeism (on vaccination day) 17% 12%
Not aware of program 6% 12%
Eligibility difficult to determine 2% 29%

Cover et al.

Cover et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:629   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-629

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