Navigation Links
Poll finds 3/4 of parents who tried to get H1N1 vaccine for their children have gotten it
Date:12/22/2009

as public health officials once thought (28%); they don't believe their child is at risk for a serious case (25%); and they believe they can get medication to treat H1N1 if their child does get ill (24%).

Most High Priority Adults Have Not Yet Received H1N1 Vaccine

Poll findings indicate that less than a quarter (22%) of adults prioritized to receive the H1N1 flu vaccine have received it so far. These high priority adults include pregnant women; adults with chronic conditions that make them more vulnerable to flu complications; health and emergency personnel; adults who care for or live with children less than 6 months old; and young adults ages 18-24. In total, 53% of high priority adults say they have gotten the vaccine (22%) or intend to get it (31%), while 44% do not intend to get the H1N1 vaccine. This group cites safety concerns (38%), a belief that the outbreak is less serious than public officials once thought (32%); and a belief that they are not at risk for a serious case of H1N1 (28%) as major reasons for their decision not to get the vaccine.

Adult Uptake Has Increased Recently But Most Adults Do Not Intend to Get the Vaccine

Since the beginning of November, there has been an increase in the number of adults overall who have gotten the H1N1 vaccine, according to this new December poll (14% in December vs. 5% in November). More than half (57%) of all adults who tried to get the vaccine were able to get it. In total, 41% of all adults report that they have gotten the H1N1 vaccine (14%) or intend to get it (27%). More than half of all adults (55%) do not intend to get it.

Health Professionals Encourage Vaccine Uptake If Asked

A relatively small fraction of people have talked to a health professional about getting the vaccine for themselves (24%) or for their children (37% of all parents). However, those who do ask have mostly gotten recommendations to get the vaccine. Of all parent
'/>"/>

Contact: Robin Herman
rherman@hsph.harvard.edu
617-432-4752
Harvard School of Public Health
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. New Commonwealth Fund survey of young adults finds wide majority support health reform
2. CSTE National Assessment Finds Critical Public Health Disease Surveillance Capacity Lacking
3. 69-Year-Old Grandmother Needing A Lifesaving Kidney Transplant Finds a Miracle on the Internet: a 25-Year-Old Living Altruistic Organ Donor Stranger
4. Study finds significantly worse outcomes in cancer patients with cognitive impairment
5. Study finds over 90 percent of people with gum disease are at risk for diabetes
6. Study finds racial disparities exist in radiation therapy rates for early stage breast cancer
7. Better Vaccine Planning Needed, Committee Finds
8. Study Finds Possible Explanation for the Link Between Infertility and Breast/Ovarian Cancer Risks
9. Major New Study Finds Soyfoods Safe and Beneficial for Women With Breast Cancer
10. New approach to emissions makes climate and air quality models more accurate, major study finds
11. Study finds gender gap persists in cardiac care
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... With the goal of furthering music ... second year to the Adams County Fairgrounds in Mendon, IL on May 30th, 2015. ... to support music education in the underfunded school districts of Mendon and its neighboring ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... The 6th Annual Survivor in the City, ... added yet another accolade to its cadre of widespread support—an official letter of support ... help of the medical community and the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Department of ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... “ Frequentz ” was ... the latest and coolest applications on the market for iOS, Android, and Windows. Joe ... with viewers how this software allows businesses to track product movement from beginning to ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... Award, honoring military veterans leading in business. Mr. Troy Mizell, Chairman of ... The inaugural Nashville Business Journal's 2015 Veterans Awards will recognize Nashville military veterans ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... ... The Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery is excited to bring patients the ... by the Food and Drug Administration to eliminate submental fat, also known as the ... are among the premier cosmetic surgeons in Rochester to offer this innovative procedure.     , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Best Drug Rehabilitation Interviews Country-Rock Duo Highway Run at the 2015 "Music With A Mission" Benefit Concert 2Health News:Chicago Mayor Pens Official Support of Annual Survivor in the City Event Benefitting Brain Aneurysm Foundation 2Health News:Chicago Mayor Pens Official Support of Annual Survivor in the City Event Benefitting Brain Aneurysm Foundation 3Health News:Track Product Movement from Beginning to End with Frequentz 2Health News:MyGenetx Board Member Receives Veterans Award 2Health News:Non-surgical Treatment to Get Rid of The "Double Chin," Kybella™, Now Available at the Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery 2Health News:Non-surgical Treatment to Get Rid of The "Double Chin," Kybella™, Now Available at the Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery 3
... XTENT, Inc.,(Nasdaq: XTNT ) today reported financial results for ... company reported a net loss and net loss attributable to ... fourth quarter,of 2007, compared to a net loss and net ... share, for the same period in,2006. The company,s net loss ...
... , , TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Studies show no ... the sudden collapse of kidney function that carries with it ... analysis of 38 trials found no difference in the death ... method or another, according to a report in the ...
... reaction to sounds, might be way to spot hearing problems, study ... not just be a window to the soul, they may also ... , A new study reports that the eyes can provide clues ... may be especially helpful for diagnosing hearing problems in babies, very ...
... isotopes for peacetime uses at Oak Ridge National Laboratory ... by the American Chemical Society in a special ceremony ... Bruce E. Bursten, Ph.D., president of the Society, will ... director of ORNL. Bursten said the distribution of radioisotopes, ...
... Current Hospital, WALLA WALLA, Wash., Feb. 19 ... announced today the Department of,Veterans Affairs (VA) will ... health at the Walla Walla VA,Medical Center., ... the health care,needs of Washington,s veterans and recognizes ...
... Middle-aged women who suffered physical or sexual abuse as ... costs, according to a long-term study of more than 3,000 ... used health services at significantly higher rates than did non-abused ... with an average age in their late 40s still suffer ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:XTENT Announces 2007 Financial Results 2Health News:XTENT Announces 2007 Financial Results 3Health News:XTENT Announces 2007 Financial Results 4Health News:XTENT Announces 2007 Financial Results 5Health News:XTENT Announces 2007 Financial Results 6Health News:No Difference Found in Treatments for Acute Kidney Failure 2Health News:No Difference Found in Treatments for Acute Kidney Failure 3Health News:Eyes a Window to Hearing Loss? 2Health News:Eyes a Window to Hearing Loss? 3Health News:Peacetime use of radioisotopes at Oak Ridge cited as Chemical Landmark 2Health News:Peacetime use of radioisotopes at Oak Ridge cited as Chemical Landmark 3Health News:Women who suffered child abuse spend more on health care 2Health News:Women who suffered child abuse spend more on health care 3
(Date:8/27/2015)... 27, 2015 ieCrowd™ today announced the ... development of the company,s supplemental oxygen delivery device, ... being developed by ieCrowd,s subsidiary Smart Oxygen Solutions ... demand for oxygen based on level of activity.  ... for the Smart Oxygen device would require a ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... , Aug. 27, 2015  Now that Intuitive ... Da Vinci S™ surgical robot, hospitals with robotic surgery ... They also need to see where they stand with ... the right patients? Have they adopted best practices for ... program in the future? ECRI Institute, which ...
(Date:8/27/2015)...  MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG ), ... tissue and patent-protected processes to develop and market ... Surgical, Orthopedic, Spine, Sports Medicine, Ophthalmic and Dental ... multiple inaccuracies in the press release issued by ... rulings from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Smart Oxygen Solutions' Supplemental Oxygen Delivery Device Achieves FDA Regulatory Pathway Milestone 2Smart Oxygen Solutions' Supplemental Oxygen Delivery Device Achieves FDA Regulatory Pathway Milestone 3Smart Oxygen Solutions' Supplemental Oxygen Delivery Device Achieves FDA Regulatory Pathway Milestone 4ECRI Institute's New Robotic Surgery Service Helps Hospitals Brace for Change 2ECRI Institute's New Robotic Surgery Service Helps Hospitals Brace for Change 3MiMedx Corrects Inaccuracies In MTF Press Release Regarding The Recent Rulings From The Patent Trial And Appeal Board 2MiMedx Corrects Inaccuracies In MTF Press Release Regarding The Recent Rulings From The Patent Trial And Appeal Board 3MiMedx Corrects Inaccuracies In MTF Press Release Regarding The Recent Rulings From The Patent Trial And Appeal Board 4
... announced today the company has reached another major milestone ... management team roster. DiFUSION Technologies is ... commercialization of its proprietary CleanFUZE ™ anti-microbial technology ... line of Posterior Interbody products. "In ...
... supplier of comprehensive patient management solutions, today introduced its ... TrendSetter collects patient compliance data from any brand of ... to home health providers. This allows the providers to ... Other solutions only work for single brands of PAP ...
Cached Medicine Technology:DiFUSION Technologies Adds Accomplished Senior Management Team 2DiFUSION Technologies Adds Accomplished Senior Management Team 3DiFUSION Technologies Adds Accomplished Senior Management Team 4DiFUSION Technologies Adds Accomplished Senior Management Team 5
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: