Self-reported influenza vaccination rates among health care workers in a large health system.

@article{Nowalk2008SelfreportedIV,
  title={Self-reported influenza vaccination rates among health care workers in a large health system.},
  author={Mary Patricia Nowalk and Chyongchiou Jeng Lin and Richard Kent Zimmerman and Dwight E. Fox and Mahlon Raymund and Mark D Tanis and Jay D Harper and Bayo C Willis},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={
          574-81
        }
}
BACKGROUND The national health care worker (HCW) influenza vaccination rate is only 42% despite recommendations that HCWs receive influenza vaccine to prevent influenza among patients. METHODS Following an educational intervention to improve influenza vaccination in 6 facilities in a large health system (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center), surveys were mailed to 1200 nonphysician HCWs to determine factors related to influenza vaccination and inform the following year's intervention… CONTINUE READING
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