Table 4

Knowledge about and attitudes toward H1N1 influenza

I disagree

I agree

I don't know

V (%)

NV (%)

IV (%)

V (%)

NV (%)

IV (%)

V (%)

NV (%)

IV (%)


1. There is an outbreak of H1N1 influenza in India and world

1 (0.9)

3 (0.5)

2 (1.9)

100(98)

592(99)

102(97)

1(0.9)

0

1(0.9)

2. H1N1 influenza is serious and may cause fatalities

26(25.4)

202(33.9)

43(41)

76(74.5)

186(31.2)

59(56)

0

207(34.7)

3(2.8)

3. Transmission of H1N1 occurs from human to human

42(41)

36(6)

34(32)

59(57.8)

275(46.2)

70(66)

1(0.9)

284(47.7)

1(0.9)

4. H1N1 influenza vaccine should be given only to high risk groups

100(98)

200(33.6)

75(71)

2(1.9)

147(24.7)

25(23)

0

248(41.6)

5(4.7)

5. Vaccination against H1N1 influenza will stop the outbreak

0

85(14.2)

5(4.7)

99(97)

295(49.5)

100(95)

3(2.9)

215(36)

0

6. I am adequately informed about the H1N1 influenza

4(4)

100(16.8)

12(11.4)

77(75)

250(42)

73(69.5)

21(20)

245(41)

20(19)

7. There is enough information available about the H1N1 influenza vaccine to the common public

70(68)

250(42)

26(24.7)

27(26.4)

214(35.9)

53(50.4)

5(4.9)

131(22)

26(24.7)

8. We need antiviral drug to treat H1N1 influenza

5(4.9)

110(18.4)

17(16.1)

60(58)

70(11.7)

64(61)

37(5)

415(22)

24(24.7)


Suresh et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:205   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-205

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