Table 4

Reasons for having influenza vaccination(%)
Male Female
Choices Total 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 Total 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69
(n = 380) (n = 54) (n = 80) (n = 79) (n = 68) (n = 99) (n = 431) (n = 68) (n = 93) (n = 75) (n = 85) (n = 110)
Wanted to avoid becoming infected with influenza virus. 84.0 83.8 87.8 88.5 84.6 77.1 82.6 84.0 84.2 84.5 80.3 80.9
(80.3-87.7) (74.0-93.6) (80.6-95.0) (81.5-95.5) (76.0-93.2) (68.8-85.4) (79.0-86.2) (75.3-92.7) (76.8-91.6) (76.3-92.7) (71.8-88.8) (73.6-88.2)
Even if infected with influenza, wanted to prevent the symptoms from becoming serious. 60.7 52.2 61.3 66.5 62.3 58.9 66.4 40.0 71.1 73.2 72.4 69.5
(55.8-65.6) (38.9-65.5) (50.6-72.0) (56.1-76.9) (50.8-73.8) (49.2-68.6) (61.9-70.9) (28.4-51.6) (61.9-80.3) (63.2-83.2) (62.9-81.9) (60.9-78.1)
Living with family members at high risk of influenza becoming serious 18.4 5.8 33.7 27.3 15.1 7.8 31.5 21.1 52.8 38.3 25.2 20.3
(14.5-22.3) (0.0-12.0) (23.3-44.1) (17.5-37.1) (6.6-23.6) (2.5-13.1) (27.1-35.9) (11.4-30.8) (42.7-62.9) (27.3-49.3) (16.0-34.4) (12.8-27.8)
Received financial assistance for vaccination. 18.6 3.6 22.3 27.9 15.9 18.3 21.0 13.3 21.5 23.4 22.3 22.7
(14.7-22.5) (0.0-8.6) (13.2-31.4) (18.0-37.8) (7.2-24.6) (10.7-25.9) (17.2-24.8) (5.2-21.4) (13.2-29.8) (13.8-33.0) (13.5-31.1) (14.9-30.5)
At high risk of becoming infected with influenza. 13.1 16.1 19.0 15.2 7.7 8.6 12.6 13.8 13.2 8.9 14.6 12.2
(8.3-14.7) (6.3-25.9) (10.4-27.6) (7.3-23.1) (1.4-14.0) (3.1-14.1) (9.5-15.7) (5.6-22.0) (6.3-20.1) (2.5-15.3) (7.1-22.1) (6.1-18.3)
Employer ordered the vaccination 13.9 16.9 16.9 16.6 13.7 7.8 11.1 22.3 16.2 9.5 9.8 2.0
(10.4-17.4) (6.9-26.9) (8.7-25.1) (8.4-24.8) (5.5-21.9) (2.5-13.1) (8.1-14.1) (12.4-32.2) (8.7-23.7) (2.9-16.1) (3.5-16.1) (0.0-4.6)
At high risk of influenza symptoms becoming serious if infected. 11.5 7.6 11.1 10.4 10.5 15.7 11.2 6.8 6.4 5.7 15.7 18.0
(8.3-14.7) (0.5-14.7) (4.2-18.0) (3.7-17.1) (3.2-17.8) (8.5-22.9) (8.2-14.2) (0.8-12.8) (1.4-11.4) (0.5-10.9) (8.0-23.4) (10.8-25.2)
Family, friends, and acquaintances recommended it. 8.9 20.4 5.0 9.6 5.6 7.4 11.4 16.5 8.0 4.9 7.4 18.8
(6.0-11.8) (9.7-31.1) (0.2-9.8) (3.1-16.1) (0.1-11.1) (2.2-12.6) (8.4-14.4) (7.7-25.3) (2.5-13.5) (0.0-9.8) (1.8-13.0) (11.5-26.1)
Family doctor recommended it. 7.9 3.3 5.7 2.8 6.2 17.6 6.8 1.4 2.0 3.0 7.3 16.5
(5.2-10.6) (0.0-8.1) (0.6-10.8) (0.0-6.4) (0.5-11.9) (10.1-25.1) (4.4-9.2) (0.0-4.2) (0.0-4.8) (0.0-6.9) (1.8-12.8) (9.6-23.4)

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Iwasa and Wada BMC Public Health 2013 13:647   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-647

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