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Table 3 Influence of Factors on Decision to Participate in Registry (N = 374)

From: Private provider participation in statewide immunization registries

  Very Influential Somewhat Influential Not Influential
Need to consolidate records for patients who receive vaccines at multiple sites 63% 28% 9%
State mandates participation* 54% 26% 20%
Nursing/administrative staff in favor of participation 40% 35% 25%
Ability to use registry to monitor immunization rates 33% 36% 31%
Medicaid/health plan mandates participation 32% 31% 37%
Compatibility of registry technology with office computers 27% 37% 36%
Availability of technical assistance/training from state 25% 41% 34%
Expected cost/staff time required for data input 21% 45% 34%
  1. * This option given only in states with an existing legislative mandate.