Innovative approaches for understanding seasonal influenza vaccine declination in healthcare personnel support development of new campaign strategies.

@article{Schult2012InnovativeAF,
  title={Innovative approaches for understanding seasonal influenza vaccine declination in healthcare personnel support development of new campaign strategies.},
  author={Tamara M Schult and Ebi R. Awosika and Michael J. Hodgson and Pamela R. Hirsch and Kristin L. Nichol and Sue R. Dyrenforth and Simon C Moore},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 9},
  pages={
          924-31
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The main objectives of our study were to explore reasons for seasonal influenza vaccine acceptance and declination in employees of a large integrated healthcare system and to identify underlying constructs that influence acceptance versus declination. Secondary objectives were to determine whether vaccine acceptance varied by hospital location and to identify facility-level measures that explained variability. DESIGN A national health promotion survey of employees was conducted that… CONTINUE READING
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