Joan R Cates
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Partnering With Middle School Students to Design Text Messages About HPV VaccinationJoan R Cates
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Health Promot Pract 16:244-55. 2015..Text messages with lower scores emphasized threats of disease if not vaccinated. Participants (68%) preferred doctors as their information source. Text messaging to adolescents may be a strategy to improve HPV knowledge and vaccination. ..
- Intervention effects from a social marketing campaign to promote HPV vaccination in preteen boysJoan R Cates
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 3365, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3365, United States Electronic address
Vaccine 32:4171-8. 2014..In 2011, HPV vaccination of boys was recommended by CDC for routine use at ages 11-12. We conducted and evaluated a social marketing intervention with parents and providers to stimulate HPV vaccination among preteen boys...
- Designing messages to motivate parents to get their preteenage sons vaccinated against human papillomavirusJoan R Cates
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 44:39-47. 2012..Parents are typically unaware of male HPV vaccine; messages that might motivate them to get their preteenage sons vaccinated are unexplored...
- Racial differences in HPV knowledge, HPV vaccine acceptability, and related beliefs among rural, southern womenJoan R Cates
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3365, USA
J Rural Health 25:93-7. 2009..Because cervical cancer mortality in the United States is twice as high among black women as white women and higher in rural areas, providing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to rural black adolescents is a high priority...
- How parents hear about human papillomavirus vaccine: implications for uptakeJoan R Cates
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3365, USA
J Adolesc Health 47:305-8. 2010..To examine correlates of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine awareness and information sources in a state requiring schools to inform parents about HPV vaccine...
- Statewide HPV vaccine initiation among adolescent females in North CarolinaPaul L Reiter
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Sex Transm Dis 37:549-56. 2010..We estimated the statewide level of HPV vaccine initiation among adolescent girls in North Carolina and identified correlates of vaccine initiation...
- Disparities in how parents are learning about the human papillomavirus vaccineJessica Hughes
Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:363-72. 2009..We examined whether human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine awareness, HPV knowledge, and use of information sources about the vaccine differ by sociodemographic characteristics associated with cervical cancer...