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Are healthcare workers’ intentions to vaccinate related to their knowledge, beliefs and attitudes? a systematic review

Raúl Herzog, Mª José Álvarez-Pasquin*, Camino Díaz, José Luis Del Barrio, José Manuel Estrada and Ángel Gil

BMC Public Health 2013, 13:154  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-154

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Christian Schaetti   (2013-04-10 12:12)  Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel

This is in reference to the following sentence on page 14, right column: "HCWs�� perceptions of vaccines and of vaccine preventable diseases may be different in developing countries because they face different disease burdens, and this is the reason why these studies were not included [35,36]." I would like to point out that in the study you cited (No. 36: Schaetti C et al., PLoS ONE 2012;7(7):e41527) we did not study health care workers' perceptions in Zanzibar; we interviewed the general community instead.
C. Schaetti

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