Notification about influenza vaccination in Belgium: a descriptive study of how people want to be informed.

@article{Rossem2012NotificationAI,
  title={Notification about influenza vaccination in Belgium: a descriptive study of how people want to be informed.},
  author={In{\`e}s Van Rossem and Jan Vandevoorde and Ronald Buyl and Sander Deridder and Dirk Devroey},
  journal={Primary care respiratory journal : journal of the General Practice Airways Group},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={
          308-12
        }
}
BACKGROUND Influenza causes a substantial socioeconomic burden. In Belgium, only 54% of the target group receives an annual vaccination. Patient reminder/recall systems are effective in improving vaccination rates in primary care, but little is known about patients' preferences on notification of influenza vaccination. AIMS To evaluate whether general practice patients wish to be notified of the possibility of receiving influenza immunisation, and how. METHODS In January 2008, 750… CONTINUE READING
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