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Table 2 Adjusted odds ratios of vaccination coverage in target groups vs. the non-target group (adjustment for age ≥ 65 years, chronic illness, working in the medical field), in season 2006/07

From: Influenza vaccination coverage rates in five European countries during season 2006/07 and trends over six consecutive seasons

  UK Germany Italy France Spain All
  (n = 2026°) (n = 1996°) (n = 2001) (n = 3798°) (n = 1994°) (n = 11,815°)
Age* 20 5.2 9.9 17.4 16.9 11.9
(95% CI) (14.6; 27.3) (3.9; 7.0) (7.3; 13.4) (12.6; 24.0) (11.7; 24.3) (10.3; 13.6)
p-value <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001
N 258 234 260 759 168 1679
Chronic illness* 15.5 2.2 3.8 5.3 4.4 4.8
(95% CI) (10.8; 22.2) (1.6; 3.0) (2.7; 5.5) (3.7; 7.5) (3.1; 6.3) (4.1; 5.5)
p-value <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001
N 186 231 159 321 172 1069
Chronic illness and age* 51.9 7.2 22.2 49.7 21 20.1
(95% CI) (30.1; 89.6) (5.2; 10.0) (13.9; 35.5) (29.4; 84.1) (12.4; 35.8) (16.6; 24.4)
p-value <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001
N 119 167 125 354 78 843
Work in medical field * 2 1.5 0.9 2.9 1.9 1.8
(95% CI) (1.2; 3.5) (1.0; 2.4) (0.4; 1.8) (1.8; 4.7) (1.1; 3.3) (1.4; 2.3)
p-value 0.012 0.065 0.772 <= 0.0001 0.026 <= 0.0001
N 118 122 73 222 84 619
Work in medical field and chronic ill or age* 3.9 1.1 5.4 7.4 6.2 3.2
(95% CI) (1.4; 10.9) (0.5; 2.5) (1.6; 18.3) (2.6; 21.1) (2.2; 17.1) (2.1; 5.0)
p-value 0.01 0.749 0.007 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001 <= 0.0001
N 17 39 11 30 16 113
  1. °N < total sample size for this season due to missing covariate values.
  2. *Reference category: non-target group (persons who do not belong to any target group)