Factors associated with uptake of seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccine among clinical risk groups in the UK: an analysis using the General Practice Research Database.

@article{Sammon2012FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with uptake of seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccine among clinical risk groups in the UK: an analysis using the General Practice Research Database.},
  author={Cormac J. Sammon and Anita McGrogan and Julia Snowball and Corinne S. de Vries},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 14},
  pages={2483-9}
}
BACKGROUND Influenza vaccine uptake rates are low compared with uptake rates of many other vaccines. It is unclear how this differs between risk groups in the population and between pandemic and non-pandemic influenza vaccines. AIM This study sought to estimate uptake rates of pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccines among clinical risk groups in the UK during the 2009/2010 influenza season and to identify predictors of vaccine uptake in this cohort. METHODS Uptake rates were calculated… CONTINUE READING
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