Knowledge and attitudes of university students toward pandemic influenza: a cross-sectional study from Turkey

@inproceedings{Akan2010KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge and attitudes of university students toward pandemic influenza: a cross-sectional study from Turkey},
  author={H{\"u}lya Akan and Yeşim Gurol and G{\"u}ldal Izbirak and Sukran Ozdatlı and Gulden Tasova Yilmaz and Ayça Vitrinel and Osman Hayran},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND During an influenza pandemic, higher education institutions with large populations of young adults can become serious outbreak centers. Since outbreak management is essential to disease control, we aimed to examine university students' knowledge of and attitudes toward the pandemic influenza A/H1N1 and vaccination and other preventive measures. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted among 402 first year university students at Yeditepe University in Istanbul, Turkey between… CONTINUE READING
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