Mailed reminders for area-wide influenza immunization: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Smith1999MailedRF,
  title={Mailed reminders for area-wide influenza immunization: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={D. Mulligan Smith and Xiao-Hua Zhou and Morris A. Weinberger and Faye E. Smith and Robert Charles McDonald},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          1-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if mailed reminders would increase area-wide influenza immunization for persons aged 65 and older. DESIGN A randomized, controlled trial. SETTING Ten counties in Indiana. PARTICIPANTS Using a Medicare database, 10,000 subjects were selected randomly from 10 counties in Indiana and randomized for the study. Using pre-established criteria, 4503 persons in the control group and 4508 in the intervention group were eligible for study. INTERVENTION Intervention subjects… CONTINUE READING
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