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ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 670318, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/670318
Research Article

Attitudes toward HPV Vaccination among Women Aged 27 to 45

1Global Health Outcomes, Merck & Co., Inc., P.O. Box 4, WP97-A243, 770 Sumneytown Pike, West Point, PA 19486-0004, USA
2Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, 3959 Broadway, CHC Central/South 1124, New York, NY 10032, USA
3Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, West 10th Street, HS 1001, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA

Received 14 February 2011; Accepted 15 March 2011

Academic Editors: Y. S. Song, C. Tayade, and L. C. Zeferino

Copyright © 2011 Thomas W. Weiss 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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