Sherman, S ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6708-3398, Sim, J ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1816-1676, Amlôt, R, Cutts, M, Dasch, H, Rubin, J, Sevdalis, N and Smith, L (2021) Intention to have the seasonal influenza vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic among eligible adults in the UK. BMJ Open. (In Press)

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Abstract

We investigated likelihood of having the seasonal influenza vaccination in 645 participants who were eligible for the vaccination in the UK. 55.8% indicated they were likely to have the vaccination. Previous research suggests that increasing uptake of the influenza vaccination may help contain a COVID-19 outbreak, so steps need to be taken to convert intention into behaviour and to reach the 23.9% who were unlikely to have the vaccination and the 20.3% who were unsure.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Primary, Community and Social Care
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 19 May 2021 09:32
Last Modified: 19 May 2021 09:32
URI: https://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/9592

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