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Sexually Transmitted Diseases:
doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000064
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Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Administration Among Medicaid Providers Who Consistently Recommended Vaccination

Malo, Teri L. PhD*; Staras, Stephanie A. S. PhD; Bynum, Shalanda A. PhD; Giuliano, Anna R. PhD§¶∥; Shenkman, Elizabeth A. PhD; Vadaparampil, Susan T. PhD*¶∥

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Abstract

We examined factors potentially related to providers’ self-reported human papillomavirus vaccine administration to female Medicaid enrollees among providers who consistently recommended vaccination. Some pronounced variability was observed in characteristics among providers who consistently administered vaccination, including provider age, race, and Vaccines for Children enrollment; patient/parent vaccine refusal; patient race/ethnicity; and patient volume.

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