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Table 4 Encouragements for vaccination 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 = 2037) (n = 2007) (n = 2001) (n = 2000) (n = 2000) (n = 10045)
  Rank (%) Rank (%) Rank (%) Rank (%) Rank (%) Rank (%)
If my family doctor/nurse recommended it to me 1 (72) 1 (68) 1 (55) 1 (37) 1 (73) 1 (61)
If I had more information on the vaccine regarding efficacy and/or tolerance 2 (46) 2 (55) 2 (30) - 2 (37) 2 (34)
If I knew more about the disease 4 (37) 3 (52) 3 (18) - 3 (29) 3 (27)
If I could be vaccinated at work 6 (30) 5 (42) 8 (9) 3 (12) 3 (29) 4 (24)
If there were other ways of administering the vaccine (orally, injection without needle) 5 (34) 6 (40) 5 (11) 4 (10) 5 (24) 5 (24)
If it where cheaper/reimbursed/free 7 (25) 4 (44) 6 (10) 2 (24) 8 (7) 6 (22)
If my pharmacist recommended it to me 3 (39) 7 (33) 7 (9) 6 (3) 6 (17) 7 (20)
If there was more information on it generally - - - 5 (9) - -
I would not change my mind 8 (9) 8 (10) 4 (17) - 7 (11) 8 (10)
  1. - No data available