Table 3

Reassurance through government action

Statements

n

(%)


Vaccine (e.g. production, testing and roll-out; advice about priority groups etc)

217

29.8


Border control and containment measures (e.g. quarantine, thermal imagery, health declaration cards)

189

25.9


Government pandemic preparedness plan and alert level

126

17.3


Administration of the anti-viral stockpile

45

6.2


Closures of public areas and postponement of public events

42

5.8


Testing and diagnosis of the H1N1 strain

38

5.2


Advise the public to remain calm

26

3.6


Identification of risk-groups

22

3.0


Other

24

3.3


TOTAL

729

100.0


Fogarty et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:181   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-181

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