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Table 1 Rotated factor Matrix for both questionnaires (seasonal and pandemic influenza)

From: Getting vaccinated or not getting vaccinated? Different reasons for getting vaccinated against seasonal or pandemic influenza

Items Seasonal vaccine Pandemic vaccine
  PH PF AW PH PF AW
To guarantee the functionality of health services .850 .122 .007 .850 -.089 .003
In order to reduce the risk of infection and influenza virus circulation within the hospital .823 -.049 .235 .797 -.083 .289
Due to a sense of civil, ethical, and professional responsibility .771 .059 .177 .766 .125 -.007
To reduce healthcare organization costs .758 .063 .108 .700 .153 .072
Because I have received sufficient information regarding the safety of vaccine .022 .116 .886 -.009 -.109 .847
Because I have received sufficient information regarding the usefulness of vaccine -.004 .117 .781 .015 .042 .785
Because I do not fear that the vaccine may be detrimental to my health .280 -.102 .685 .182 -.161 .774
Because I think that vaccination is a safe practice .308 -.045 .644 .219 .391 .472
Because I live with and/or I am close to family members who belong to a category at risk .022 .814 .056 -.011 .854 -.009
Because I belong to a category at risk .107 .806 .013 .052 .801 -.136
  1. Note: Factor loadings of: PH = Public Health; PF = Personal/ Family; AW = Awareness of vaccine safety and side effects.