Likely uptake of swine and seasonal flu vaccines among healthcare workers. A cross-sectional analysis of UK telephone survey data.

@article{Rubin2011LikelyUO,
  title={Likely uptake of swine and seasonal flu vaccines among healthcare workers. A cross-sectional analysis of UK telephone survey data.},
  author={G. James Rubin and Henry W. W. Potts and Susan Michie},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 13},
  pages={2421-8}
}
During the 2009 flu pandemic, all frontline UK healthcare workers were encouraged to have both the seasonal and swine flu vaccines. Analysis of six national telephone surveys conducted in the run-up to the UK's swine flu vaccination campaign showed that NHS workers were no more likely to accept the swine flu vaccine than non-NHS workers (55.6% versus 52.4% respectively), although they were more likely to accept the seasonal flu vaccine (38.8% versus 22.6%). Reasons for non-acceptance were… CONTINUE READING
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