Factors Associated to Vaccination against Influenza among Elderly in a Large Brazilian Metropolis

  title={Factors Associated to Vaccination against Influenza among Elderly in a Large Brazilian Metropolis},
  author={Ana Paula Sayuri Sato and Jos{\'e} Leopoldo Ferreira Antunes and Roudom Ferreira Moura and Fab{\'i}ola Bof de Andrade and Yeda Aparecida de Oliveira Duarte and Maria L{\'u}cia Lebr{\~a}o},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND This study aimed to estimate coverage and identify factors associated to vaccination against influenza in the elderly population. METHODS The study design was cross-sectional and population based. Data was collected in 2010 by the Health, Well-Being and Aging Study. Sample consisted of 1,341 community-dwelling elderly, in São Paulo, Brazil. Association between vaccination and covariates was evaluated by means of prevalence ratios estimated by Poisson regression models. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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