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Conference Paper: Predictors of H1N1 influenza vaccine uptake among pregnant women in Hong Kong

TitlePredictors of H1N1 influenza vaccine uptake among pregnant women in Hong Kong
Authors
KeywordsImmunizations
Pregnancy
Issue Date2011
PublisherAmerican Public Health Association (APHA).
Citation
The 139th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA), Washington, DC., 29 October-2 November 2011. How to Cite?
AbstractPregnant women who contract influenza are at a greater risk of being hospitalized and of pregnancy complications such as pre-term labor, fetal distress, and cesarean section. Consequently, pregnant women are a priority group to receive annual influenza vaccination. During the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, pregnant women who contracted influenza experienced excess morbidity and mortality when compared with similar aged women. The aim of this study is to assess the predictors of influenza vaccine uptake among pregnant women in Hong Kong during the H1N1 influenza pandemic and to identify predictors of uptake. We used a multi-centre, cross-...
DescriptionTheme: Healthy Communities Promote Healthy Minds and Bodies
Session - Maternal behaviors and infant outcomes: The role of mind, body, community: paper no. 240341
The Conference program's website is located at http://www.apha.org/meetings/pastfuture/
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/143849

 

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dc.contributor.authorTarrant, Men_US
dc.contributor.authorWu, KMen_US
dc.contributor.authorYuen, CYSen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-21T08:57:34Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-21T08:57:34Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 139th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA), Washington, DC., 29 October-2 November 2011.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/143849-
dc.descriptionTheme: Healthy Communities Promote Healthy Minds and Bodies-
dc.descriptionSession - Maternal behaviors and infant outcomes: The role of mind, body, community: paper no. 240341-
dc.descriptionThe Conference program's website is located at http://www.apha.org/meetings/pastfuture/-
dc.description.abstractPregnant women who contract influenza are at a greater risk of being hospitalized and of pregnancy complications such as pre-term labor, fetal distress, and cesarean section. Consequently, pregnant women are a priority group to receive annual influenza vaccination. During the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, pregnant women who contracted influenza experienced excess morbidity and mortality when compared with similar aged women. The aim of this study is to assess the predictors of influenza vaccine uptake among pregnant women in Hong Kong during the H1N1 influenza pandemic and to identify predictors of uptake. We used a multi-centre, cross-...-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherAmerican Public Health Association (APHA).-
dc.relation.ispartof139th APHA Annual Meeting 2011en_US
dc.subjectImmunizations-
dc.subjectPregnancy-
dc.titlePredictors of H1N1 influenza vaccine uptake among pregnant women in Hong Kongen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailTarrant, M: tarrantm@hkucc.hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityTarrant, M=rp00461en_US
dc.description.naturelink_to_OA_fulltext-
dc.identifier.hkuros197923en_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited States-

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