Which determinants should be targeted to increase influenza vaccination uptake among health care workers in nursing homes?

@article{Akker2009WhichDS,
  title={Which determinants should be targeted to increase influenza vaccination uptake among health care workers in nursing homes?},
  author={Ingrid Looijmans-van den Akker and Johannes Jm van Delden and Th J M Verheij and G Errit A van Essen and Marianne A. B. van der Sande and Marlies E. J. L. Hulscher and Eelko Hak},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 34},
  pages={4724-30}
}
Although health care workers (HCWs) have been recommended to be immunized against influenza, vaccine uptake remains low. So far, research on determinants of influenza vaccination among HCWs has been limited by design, population or theoretical framework. Therefore we conducted a questionnaire study in Dutch nursing homes to assess which demographical, behavioural and organisational determinants were associated with influenza vaccine uptake among HCWs. We were able to accurately predict vaccine… CONTINUE READING

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