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Table 4 Healthcare workers' knowledge of influenza vaccines and antiviral drugs.

From: Influenza vaccination among healthcare workers in a multidisciplinary University hospital in Italy

Questions and answers Overall results
(No. = 2,143)
Medicine
(No.= 895)
Surgery
(No.= 415)
Emergency
(No.= 335)
Services
(No.= 498)
How many viruses are included in influenza vaccine?      
   I do not know 1,678 (78.3) 679 (75.9) 322 (77.6) 282 (84.2)* 395 (79.3)
   A H1N1 322 (15.0) 149 (16.6) 72 (17.3) 35 (10.4)° 66 (13.2)
   A H3N2 266 (12.4) 119 (13.3) 53 (12.8) 32 (9.6) 62 (12.4)
   A H5N1 127 (5.9) 53 (5.9) 37 (8.9) 13 (3.9)° 24 (4.8)
   B 131 (6.1) 62 (6.9) 24 (5.8) 11 (3.3)^ 34 (6.8)
   C 54 (2.5) 23 (2.6) 11 (2.7) 5 (1.5) 15 (3.0)
What drugs are registered for influenza prevention?      
   I do not know 1,788 (83.4) 706 (78.9)" 351 (84.6) 294 (87.8) 437 (87.7)
   Amantadine 184 (8.6) 113 (12.6)** 34 (8.2) 18 (5.4) 19 (3.8)
   Rimantadine 84 (3.9) 46 (5.1)°° 13 (3.1) 13 (3.9) 12 (2.4)
   Zanamivir 167 (7.8) 81 (9.1) 26 (6.3) 23 (6.9) 37 (7.4)
   Oseltamivir 62 (2.9) 33 (3.7) 7 (1.7) 6 (1.8) 16 (3.2)
What drugs are registered for influenza therapy?      
   I do not know 1,805 (84.2) 725 (81.0)** 346 (83.4) 294 (87.8) 440 (88.3)
   Amantadine 166 (7.7) 88 (9.8)°° 32 (7.7) 21 (6.3) 25 (5.0)
   Rimantadine 79 (3.7) 40 (4.5) 14 (3.4) 10 (3.0) 15 (3.0)
   Zanamivir 175 (8.2) 86 (9.6) 33 (8.0) 22 (6.6) 34 (6.8)
   Oseltamivir 71 (3.3) 35 (3.9) 11 (2.7) 8 (2.4) 17 (3.4)
  1. Multiple responses possible other than "I do not know". Percentages in parentheses. *p < 0.05 vs Medicine, Surgery and Services Departments; °p < 0.05 vs Medicine and Surgery Departments; ^p < 0.05 vs Medicine and Services Departments; "p < 0.05 vs Surgery, Emergency and Services Departments; **p < 0.05 vs Emergency and Services Departments; °°p < 0.05 vs Services Department; there were no other significant differences.