Willingness to receive a hypothetical avian influenza vaccine among US military personnel in mid-deployment.

@article{Porter2013WillingnessTR,
  title={Willingness to receive a hypothetical avian influenza vaccine among US military personnel in mid-deployment.},
  author={Chad K Porter and Gina Fitamaurice and David R. Tribble and Adam W. Armstrong and Manal Mansour Mostafa and Mark S. Riddle},
  journal={Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics},
  year={2013},
  volume={9 12},
  pages={2613-7}
}
Though no avian influenza vaccine currently exists, development efforts have increased. Given recent reports of suboptimal vaccination rates among US military personnel, we sought to assess factors associated with a willingness to receive a hypothetical avian influenza vaccine. A self-administered questionnaire was completed by US military personnel during mid-deployment to Iraq, Afghanistan, and surrounding regions. Respondents were predominately male (86.2%), Army (72.1%), and enlisted (86.3… CONTINUE READING