Research found that having a doctor recommend or not recommend the HPV vaccine was of the most important factors in parents’ decisions to vaccinate their child against HPV. Other main factors included: the vaccine prevents cancer, personal experience/knowledge of someone with cervical cancer, school requirement/mandatory, social responsibility – protect future partners from contracting HPV.
The Utah Department of Health developed some educational materials and patient resources about HPV. Click the links below to download the materials. All materials are in pdf format.