Girls from Low-Income Families Less likely to Get HPV Shots Due to Cultural Differences


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According to a research being presented at IDWeek 2013™, the reason girls from low-income families aren't fully vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) differ based on whether their parents speak English or Spanish.

HPV vaccination protects against most causes of cervical cancer, with lower-income women have higher rates of the disease.


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