Table 4

Comparison between GIS and LINH population with regard to the prevalence of asthma and diabetes, and influenza vaccination rates

    LINH

    GIS

Prevalence asthma

6.4%

6.9%

Prevalence diabetes

3.5%

2.4% *

Vaccination rate pts. with asthma

73%

68%

Vaccination rate pts. with diabetes

85%

85%

Vaccination rate total population

18%

16%

Vaccination rate 65+

87%

85%


LINH: National Information Network of GPs (number of patients: 255,000)

GIS: Great Influenza Survey (number of participants: 13,300)

65+: persons older than 65 years

* P < 0.005

Marquet et al. BMC Public Health 2006 6:242   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-6-242

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