Knowledge attitude and practice (KAP) towards acceptance of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among secondary school students in Kuching

Hamidi, Bin Mohamad Sharkawi (2013) Knowledge attitude and practice (KAP) towards acceptance of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among secondary school students in Kuching. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS.

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Abstract

A new vaccine, the HPV vaccine has been given for free via the school health program since the year 2011 with the aim of preventing the spread of HPV infection and reducing the incidence of cervical cancer. A study was conducted to determine the level of knowledge, attitude and practice towards HPV vaccination acceptance among secondary school students in Kuching. A cross-sectional study was conducted at five randomised selected public schools in Kuching City. A total of 387 students aged 13 to 14 years were recruited into the study.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Thesis (M.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2013.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Papillomavirus diseases, Health aspects, health care, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, Postgraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2016 07:26
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2016 07:26
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/10125

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