Factors associated with uptake of seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccine among clinical risk groups in the UK: an analysis using the General Practice Research Database

Source: Vaccine, 2011, doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2011.11.077

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Date of publication: 29th November 2011

Publication Type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: This study sought to estimate uptake rates of pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccines among clinical risk groups in the UK during the 2009/2010 influenza season and to identify predictors of vaccine uptake in this cohort. Recommending universal vaccination within age categories in which there is a large proportion of high risk individuals could be considered as this may result in higher uptake among clinical risk groups.

Length of publication: Unknown

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