Spatial Access to Vaccines for Children Providers in South Carolina: Implications for HPV Vaccination

Date
12/2020
Journal
Preventing Chronic Disease
Description
In South Carolina, rural children ages 13 to 17 years old have lower rates of HPV vaccination initiation. To better understand potential drivers of this rural–urban disparity, this study's objective was to examine spatial access to Vaccines For Children-enrolled clinics across rural and urban areas of the state.
Center
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Authors
Radhika Ranganathan, Whitney Zahnd, Sayward Harrison, Heather Brandt, Swann Adams, Jan Eberth