Individual differences in behavioral reactions to H1N1 during a later stage of the epidemic.

@article{Gaygisiz2012IndividualDI,
  title={Individual differences in behavioral reactions to H1N1 during a later stage of the epidemic.},
  author={Umm{\"u}g{\"u}ls{\"u}m Gaygisiz and Esma Gaygisiz and T{\"u}rker Ozkan and Timo Lajunen},
  journal={Journal of infection and public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={9-21}
}
Previous studies regarding individuals' behavioral reactions to the H1N1 epidemic have been conducted nearly exclusively on the pre-pandemic phase of the epidemic or when the vaccine was not available. The prevalence and correlates of behavioral reactions to the H1N1 epidemic in Turkey were investigated by surveying 1045 respondents. The results indicate that behavioral responses can be divided into three classifications: recommended protective behaviors, avoidance behaviors, and ineffective… CONTINUE READING