What predicts postpartum pertussis booster vaccination? A controlled intervention trial.

@article{Hayles2015WhatPP,
  title={What predicts postpartum pertussis booster vaccination? A controlled intervention trial.},
  author={Elizabeth Helen Hayles and Spring Chenoa Cooper and Nicholas James Wood and John K H Sinn and S. Rachel Skinner},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={228-36}
}
BACKGROUND 'Cocooning' aims to protect susceptible infants from pertussis via caregiver vaccination. Control trials evaluating educational interventions to promote cocooning are lacking. We evaluated the role of message-framing vs. standard health information in promoting pertussis vaccination. METHODS We recruited postpartum women from a maternity hospital in Sydney, Australia (November 2010-July 2012). Participants self-completed a pertussis knowledge and attitudes questionnaire. We then… CONTINUE READING
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