Convergence Study of Knowledge, Health Beliefs and HPV Preventive Behavior Intention about Human Papilloma Virus(HPV) Vaccination among Health College Students

일부 보건계열 대학생의 인유두종 바이러스 지식과 예방접종 관련 건강신념 및 감염 예방행위의도에 관한 융복합 연구

  • Received : 2015.06.30
  • Accepted : 2015.09.20
  • Published : 2015.09.28


The purpose of this study was to identify the knowledge level, health beliefs related to HPV vaccination and HPV preventive behavior intention of human papilloma virus among health college student in Korea. A quantitative, descriptive design was used to study 264 students in D-city, M-city recruited from June 1 to June 15, 2014. The data were analyzed SPSS 21.0 program. The average level of HPV knowledge, health beliefs related to HPV vaccination and HPV preventive behavior intention about human papilloma virus were relatively low. No correlation between HPV knowledge and health beliefs. But health beliefs related to HPV vaccination have risen even higher degree of infection prevention behaviors. Therefore, it is necessary for specific methods, such as education programs, including HPV knowledge to improve future health beliefs related to HPV vaccination and HPV preventive behavior intention of human papilloma virus.


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