Influenza vaccination of healthcare workers in the United States, 1989-2002.

@article{Walker2006InfluenzaVO,
  title={Influenza vaccination of healthcare workers in the United States, 1989-2002.},
  author={Frances J. Walker and James A. Singleton and Pengjun Lu and Karen G Wooten and Raymond A. Strikas},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={257-65}
}
OBJECTIVES We sought to estimate influenza vaccination coverage among healthcare workers (HCWs) in the United States during 1989-2002 and to identify factors associated with vaccination in this group. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends annual influenza vaccination for HCWs to reduce transmission of influenza to patients at high risk for serious complications of influenza. DESIGN Analysis of cross-sectional data from 1989-2002 surveys conducted by the National… CONTINUE READING

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