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Factors associated with influenza vaccination in middle and older aged Australian adults according to eligibility for the national vaccination program

Dyda, Amalie; MacIntyre, C Raina; McIntyre, Peter; Newall, Anthony T; Banks, Emily; Kaldor, John; Liu, Bette

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Background: In Australia, influenza vaccination is recommended and provided free of charge for all adults aged ≥65 years and those aged <65 years with specific risk factors. Other than age, there is limited information on characteristics associated with vaccine uptake. Methods: We used the 45 and Up Study, a large cohort of adults aged ≥45 years, who completed a questionnaire in 2012 asking about influenza vaccination. We compared characteristics of those reporting influenza vaccination in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/102618
Source: Vaccine
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.05.046

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