A cross-sectional study of factors associated with uptake of vaccination against influenza among older residents in the postpandemic season in Beijing, China

@inproceedings{Zheng2013ACS,
  title={A cross-sectional study of factors associated with uptake of vaccination against influenza among older residents in the postpandemic season in Beijing, China},
  author={Yang Zheng and Peng Yang and Shuangsheng Wu and Chunna Ma and Holly Seale and C. Macintyre and Quanyi Wang},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE Annually, influenza epidemics are associated with high mortality rates, notably among elderly persons. The aim of the study was to examine the level of influenza vaccine coverage among Chinese residents aged 60 years and older and to examine the demographic, behavioural and lifestyle health factors associated with vaccine receipt. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Beijing, China. PARTICIPANTS Stratified sampling was used to recruit participants for this study. A total of… CONTINUE READING

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