Behavioural responses to perceived risk of tick-borne encephalitis: vaccination and avoidance in the Baltics and Slovenia.

@article{Sumilo2008BehaviouralRT,
  title={Behavioural responses to perceived risk of tick-borne encephalitis: vaccination and avoidance in the Baltics and Slovenia.},
  author={Dana Sumilo and Loreta Asokliene and Tatjana Av{\vs}i{\vc}-Županc and Antra Bormane and Veera Vasilenko and Irina Lucenko and Irina Golovljova and Sarah E. Randolph},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 21},
  pages={2580-8}
}
Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) incidence increased markedly in the Baltics and Slovenia in the early 1990s, but then declined again in some places. Our analyses of temporal and spatial data on TBE incidence and vaccination revealed that over 1970-2005 up-take of vaccination varied in both time and space according to incidence, i.e. was apparently responsive to perceived risk. Since 1999, however, decreases in incidence in many counties within each country have far exceeded vaccination rates or… CONTINUE READING

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