Navigation Links
Survey finds just 40 percent of adults 'absolutely certain' they will get H1N1 vaccine
Date:10/2/2009

Boston, MAIn a new survey, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers found that just 40% of adults are "absolutely certain" they will get the H1N1 vaccine for themselves, and 51% of parents are "absolutely certain" that they will get the vaccine for their children. The survey examined the reasoning among those who said they would not get the vaccine or might not. This is the latest in a series of surveys of public views concerning the H1N1 flu outbreak undertaken by the Harvard Opinion Research Program at HSPH. The polling was done September 14-20, 2009.

Public Mixed on Getting Vaccine, but Interest May Jump If Outbreak Is Severe

About six in ten adults are not "absolutely certain" they will get the H1N1 vaccine for themselves, including 41% who say they will not get it, 6% who say they don't know if they will get it, and 11% who say they are planning to get it but may change their mind. About four in ten parents (44%) are not "absolutely certain" that they will get the vaccine for their children, including 21% who will not get it, 7% who don't know, and 16% who say they are planning to get it but may change their mind.

If there were people in their community who were sick or dying from H1N1, roughly six in ten adults (59%) who say they do not think they'll get the vaccine would change their mind and get it for themselves. About the same percentage of parents (60%) who say they do not think they'll get the vaccine for their children would change their minds if H1N1 was causing sickness or death in their community.

"These findings suggest that public health officials need to be prepared for a surge in demand for the H1N1 vaccine if the H1N1 flu becomes more severe," said Robert J. Blendon, Professor of Health Policy and Political Analysis at HSPH.

Major Reasons for Not Getting Vaccine or Being Unsure

Those who were not "absolutely certain" they will get the H1N1 vaccine cited the following
'/>"/>

Contact: Todd Datz
tdatz@hsph.harvard.edu
617-432-3952
Harvard School of Public Health
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Largest Survey of Its Kind Finds the Psychological and Social Effects of Psoriasis Greater for Women
2. CMS Approves Press Ganey as a Qualified Home Health Care CAHPS Survey Vendor
3. Thomson Reuters Survey: Americans Skeptical That Healthcare Reform Will Improve Quality or Affordability
4. Reportlinker Adds Whos Doing What in Molecular Diagnostics? - Kalorama / Emmes Survey of US Laboratories Report
5. Hand-Washing Habits Still Need Improvement: Survey
6. New Survey: Most Americans Want Health Care Reform, Oppose Abortion Coverage, Support Conscience Protection Laws
7. Med Students Posting Unprofessional Messages: Survey
8. Adam & Eves Great American Sex Survey Asks How Was YOUR First Time?
9. Regence BlueShield Receives Top Marks in Insurance Survey
10. Lilly Receives 100 Percent Rating on Corporate Equality Index Survey
11. Economic Pain Contributing to Acute Physical Pain for Many Americans, New Survey Says
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... news release is available in German . ... from baby blues after giving birth. Some even develop ... oxidase A, an enzyme responsible for the breakdown of ... in this condition. In comparison to healthy women, women ... the enzyme in their brains. This was discovered by ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... University medical and nursing school researchers hope to ... who participate in clinical trials, a critical step ... , For various reasonsincluding a lack of awareness ... cancer patients take part in trials of experimental ... patients who are eligible still don,t enroll, according ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Calif. and Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... with LaunchKey to provide next generation authentication services to ... and secure way to utilize hardware protected multi-factor authentication ... problem in the Internet's reliance on password-based authentication. It ... and global data breaches taking place around the globe. ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... FRANCISCO & ATLANTA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, honored finalists and ... ISE® West Executive Forum and Awards Gala at ... , Max Solonski, director of information security for ... Security Executive® of the Year Award winner for ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July ... is growing increasingly resistant to the drugs commonly used to ... drugs are in development, and at least one in early ... "Although there has been considerable progress in malaria control ... from won, and there is still much more to do," ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Monoamine oxidase A: Biomarker for postpartum depression 2Health News:Monoamine oxidase A: Biomarker for postpartum depression 3Health News:$1.6 million NCI grant to CWRU trains nurses to increase participation in clinical trials 2Health News:$1.6 million NCI grant to CWRU trains nurses to increase participation in clinical trials 3Health News:Rivetz Partners with LaunchKey to Offer Next Generation Authentication for Accounts Leveraging Trusted Execution Technology. 2Health News:Rivetz Partners with LaunchKey to Offer Next Generation Authentication for Accounts Leveraging Trusted Execution Technology. 3Health News:Max Solonski, Caesars Entertainment Claim Top Awards at ISE® West Ralph Johnson (King County, WA) named People’s Choice Award Winner 2Health News:Max Solonski, Caesars Entertainment Claim Top Awards at ISE® West Ralph Johnson (King County, WA) named People’s Choice Award Winner 3Health News:Max Solonski, Caesars Entertainment Claim Top Awards at ISE® West Ralph Johnson (King County, WA) named People’s Choice Award Winner 4Health News:Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It 2Health News:Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It 3
... Each year about 400,000 Americans undergo balloon angioplasty to clear ... Now, a cancer drug may change the outcome of the ... doing everything he can to avoid a second open-heart surgery. ... ,But earlier this year, Bailey had the same ...
... late at night, when hunger strikes may seem a familiar ... people do // not eat enough throughout the day. People ... tend to crave carbs and sweets . ,Studies show ... and angry. When these same people resume normal eating habits, ...
... Based on the results of a recent study researchers ... value of stretching before exercising.// Specialists say stretching does ... research shows static stretching makes muscles weaker for 10 ... of injury. They say some likely causes of injuries ...
... to an increased risk of breast cancer say researchers based ... who experienced a short, but severe decrease in food intake ... breast cancer than women not affected by the famine. ... Dutch famine participated in the Dutch breast cancer screening program ...
... blindness in the United States. It affects the blood vessels ... at the back of the eye. Retinopathy occurs in most ... with aggressive control of blood glucose and blood pressure. New ... suffer from diabetic retinopathy, and that number is expected to ...
... Neuro scientists say new findings in animals suggest a ... other nervous system injuries . ,"Our approach is ... themselves,// called the stress protein response," say specialists . ... prevent or minimize the "secondary" cell death that occurs ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Findings Could Reduce The Extent Of Spinal Cord Injuries 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... , July 31, 2014  Today, Levi ... new extension to its PageCenterX ® content ... is designed to provide downtime reporting capabilities to ... LRS is releasing the product for general availability, ... EMR applications experience outages for a variety of ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... quarter 2014, on Thursday, August 7, 2014 before markets ... webcast and conference call at 8:00 a.m. Eastern time ... host the call and webcast to discuss financial results ... accessed by calling (800) 708-4540 (domestic) or (847) 619-6397 ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... , July 31 2014  Northsight Capital, Inc. ... has been named Chairman and CEO of the company. ... management, legal matters, business development and investment banking. Mr. ... securities industry.  Before his career on Wall Street, Mr. ... of the U.S, Securities and Exchange Commission in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:LRS Announces Downtime Reporting Solution for Healthcare 2Orexigen Therapeutics to Host Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast 2Northsight Capital, Inc. Names Wall Street Veteran John Bluher, Former EVP And General Counsel Of Knight Trading Group, Chairman And CEO. 2
... PALO ALTO, Calif., May 3, 2011 Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... first quarter of 2011. Total revenues for ... to $35.2 million for the first quarter of 2010.  Total ... GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2011 ...
... 3, 2011 Coast Dental Services, Inc., announced today ... the assets of Dental Technology, Inc. (DTI), doing business ... licensed  health care service plan. DTI and its subsidiaries ... Texas, employing 1,200 staff members, including 130 dentists.  The ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 2Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 3Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 4Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 5Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 6Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 7Coast Dental to Acquire the Assets of SmileCare 2
... supply is the latest edition ... offering. It sets new standards ... This product has unique features ... as microAmp detector, display and ...
... as a constant voltage power supply, the 105 ... and hilo range switch control the output, which ... 250 volts. One, two-position switch toggles the bright ... current. The 105 is equipped with an over ...
... power supply is capable of producing up to ... product operates in constant voltage or constant current ... crosses over from one mode of operation to ... A dual function, auto ranging 24-hour ...
... designed for horizontal and vertical gel electrophoresis ... accomplished. In this power supply model, output ... or constant voltage. Four sets of output ... simultaneously. This power supply's light, compact and ...
Medicine Products: