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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2013, Article ID 428582, 8 pages
Research Article

Multicenter Study of Human Papillomavirus and the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: Knowledge and Attitudes among People of African Descent

1Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
2African Caribbean Cancer Consortium, USA
3Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
4Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Nassau, Bahamas
5Department of Family Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital, Nassau, Bahamas
6Division of Gynecologic Specialties, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
7Department of Biological Sciences, Hampton University, Hampton, VA, USA
8North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, 350 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY, USA
9Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
10Center of Community Alliance for Research and Education, Department of Population Science, City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA

Received 21 September 2012; Revised 21 June 2013; Accepted 22 June 2013

Academic Editor: Susan Cu-Uvin

Copyright © 2013 Elizabeth Blackman et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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