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Table 2 Measures organized by nursing homes for influenza vaccination, 2018–2019 winter season (N: 558 nursing homes)

From: Influenza vaccination coverage of professionals working in nursing homes in France and related determinants, 2018–2019 season: a cross-sectional survey

  Organization of flu vaccination campaign
Season 2018–2019
% [CI95%]
Free provision of the influenza vaccine for professionals (medical, paramedical and non-medical) 97.9 96.2–98.8
Organization of in-house influenza vaccination 94.3 91.9–96.0
If yes: (several choices possible)
 - by the care coordinator (physician) or nursing coordinator 71.2 66.5–75.5
 - by the occupational practitioner 11.4 9.0–14.4
 - by other nursing home staff (except medical or nurse coordinator) 46.6 41.6–51.6
 - by mobile teams of vaccinators 5.8 4.2–8.0
Organization of the promotion of influenza vaccination for professionals 99.2 98.1–99.7
If yes, how: (several choices possible)
 - Posters 91.0 88.0–93.3
 - Videos, games 7.8 5.5–11.0
 - Collective information sessions 67.5 63.4–71.4
 - Individual information sessions 19.3 15.8–23.2
 - Point of contact for vaccination nominated within the nursing home a 32.8 28.5–37.4
If yes, with what contents: (several choices possible)
 - Information on influenza vaccines 63.9 59.1–68.4
 - Information on influenza 83.2 79.5–86.4
 - Information on the collective benefits of vaccination (cocooning, organization of care) 68.6 64.2–72.8
 - Information on the individual benefits of vaccination (avoid getting the flu, avoid infecting your family) 72.5 68.0–76.6
Existence of a multidisciplinary group on vaccination 21.6 17.9–25.8
The director, the care coordinator (physician) or the nursing coordinator are involved and support the vaccination campaign 89.1 85.6–91.9
In-house analysis of structural barriers to vaccination and implementation of an action program 30.4 26.1–35.0
  1. aHealthcare worker (HCW) who can provide reliable information on vaccination (including influenza vaccination)