Table 2

Frequency of recommendation toward influenza immunization by health provider and disease; proportion (95%CI)
Recommendation provided by Cystic fibrosis Type 1 Diabetes Down Syndrome HIV infection Neurological disease Total p
N = 57 N = 52 N = 70 N = 36 N = 60 N = 275
Specialty pediatrician 27/57 7/52 3/70 31/36 3/60 71/275 <0,001
47.4 (34.0 - 60.7) 13.5 (3.9 - 23.1) 4.3 (0.0 - 9.1) 86.1 (74.2 - 98.0) 5.0 (0.0 - 10.7) 25.82 (20.6 - 31.0)
Family pediatrician 12/57 16/52 26/70 0/36 10/60 64/275 <0,001
21.1 (10.1 - 32.0) 30.8 (17.8 - 43.7) 37.1 (25.5 - 48.7) 0.0 (0.0 - 0.0) 16.7 (7.0 - 26.4) 23.3 (18.2 - 28.3)
Community vaccinators 3/57 1/52 3/70 0/36 1/60 8/275 <0,001
5.3 (0.0 - 11.2) 1.9 (0.0 - 5.7) 4.3 (0.0 - 9.1) 0.0 (0.0 - 0.0) 1.7 (0.0 - 5.0) 2.9 (0.9 - 4.9)
Two or more physicians 9/57 5/52 2/70 2/36 1/60 19/275 <0,001
15.8 (6.0 - 25.6) 9.6 (1.3 - 17.9) 2.9 (0.0 - 6.9) 5.6 (0.0 - 13.4) 1.7 (0.0 - 5.0) 6.9 (3.9 - 9.9)
No recommendation 6/57 23/52 36/70 3/36 45/60 113/275 <0,001
10.5 (2.3 - 18.7) 44.2 (30.3 - 58.2) 51.4 (39.4 - 63.4) 8.3 (0.0 - 17.8) 75.0 (63.7 - 86.3) 41.1 (35.2 - 46.9)

Pandolfi et al.

Pandolfi et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:984   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-984

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