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Focus Group Study of Chinese International Students’ Knowledge and Beliefs About HPV Vaccination, Before and After Reading an Informational Pamphlet About Gardasil®

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health, October 2016
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Title
Focus Group Study of Chinese International Students’ Knowledge and Beliefs About HPV Vaccination, Before and After Reading an Informational Pamphlet About Gardasil®
Published in
Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health, October 2016
DOI 10.1007/s10903-016-0349-7
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Haijuan Gao, Titilayo A. Okoror, Gerald C. Hyner

Abstract

An increasing need for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines in China remains unmet in the mainland and the knowledge and intentions of Chinese youth regarding vaccination is unknown. In the fall of 2013, 44 Chinese international students (CIS) attending a university in the United States Midwest participated in 10 focus group discussions (five female and five male). Result showed that participants have limited awareness and knowledge about HPV infection and vaccination, participants erroneously believed that the causes of cervical cancer are abortion and miscarriage. Participants rely heavily on informal sources such as Chinese-based social media platforms and personal social networks for information on sexually transmitted infections. Sexual cultures and behaviors are perceived differently between CIS born in the 1990s and 1980s. Interestingly, participants' perceived stigma about HPV infection decreased with improving knowledge level during group discussions. In conclusion, HPV vaccine should be further promoted alongside sex education among CIS.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 51 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 12 24%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 10%
Student > Bachelor 5 10%
Researcher 4 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 6%
Other 9 18%
Unknown 13 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 11 22%
Social Sciences 9 18%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 6%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 6%
Psychology 3 6%
Other 9 18%
Unknown 13 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 January 2018.
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#7,235,598
of 12,536,541 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health
#410
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#145,425
of 333,773 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health
#20
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