Attitudinal variables and a possible mediating mechanism for vaccination practice in health care workers of a local hospital in L'Aquila (Italy)

@inproceedings{Scatigna2017AttitudinalVA,
  title={Attitudinal variables and a possible mediating mechanism for vaccination practice in health care workers of a local hospital in L'Aquila (Italy)},
  author={Maria Scatigna and Leila Fabiani and Giovanna Micolucci and Flavio Santilli and Pasquale Mormile and Anna Rita Giuliani},
  booktitle={Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics},
  year={2017}
}
Active immunization is an important concern for health care workers (HCWs) susceptible subjects and potential sources of infection for patients. However, the vaccine coverage for vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) is below recommended standards. The aims of the study were to estimate the hospitals' HCWs' susceptibility and vaccination coverage rates for VPDs and to analyze the role of HCWs' attitudes and knowledge as determinants of the immunization practices. A cross-sectional study enrolled… CONTINUE READING

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