3166.0 Vaccinations: Preventing Disease

Monday, October 31, 2011: 10:30 AM
Diseases that can be prevented by vaccines remain major causes of illness and death for people of all ages in the United States. Presentations focus on factors associated with vaccination acceptance and refusal across a broad array of diseases.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify factors that contribute to vaccine acceptance and refusal. 2. Discuss ways to increase vaccine acceptance through intervention at multiple levels.
Bojana Beric, PhD, MD, CHES

10:45 AM
Cultural worldview, perceived risk, and vaccination policy preferences
Geoboo Song, Carol Silva, PhD, Hank Jenkins-Smith, PhD and Heather Basara, PhD
11:00 AM
Acceptability of the Human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine among adolescent males
Baudelio Gutierrez, Anthony Leung, Kevin Jones, MEd, MPH, Peter Smith and Amy Leader, DrPH, MPH
11:30 AM
Correlates of willingness to accept school-based influenza vaccination and vaccination intention among parents of adolescents in rural Georgia
Julia Painter, PhD, MPH, Jessica Sales, PhD, Lisa Gargano, PhD, LaDawna Jones, MPH, Chris Morfaw, RN, Dennis Murray, MD, James Hughes, MD and Ralph J. DiClemente, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)