Predisposing, reinforcing, and enabling factors influencing influenza vaccination acceptance among healthcare workers

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Jan;27(1):73-7. doi: 10.1086/499148. Epub 2006 Jan 6.


According to the present case-control study about influenza vaccine acceptance among hospital workers, vaccination campaigns should focus mainly on predisposing and enabling factors, emphasizing the likelihood of acquiring influenza and the positive benefits to patients, addressing concerns about vaccine efficacy or safety, and minimizing the time required for the worker to undergo vaccination.

MeSH terms

  • Attitude of Health Personnel*
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Epidemiologic Factors
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Influenza Vaccines* / administration & dosage
  • Male
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care / psychology*
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care / statistics & numerical data
  • Spain / epidemiology
  • Vaccination / psychology*
  • Vaccination / statistics & numerical data


  • Influenza Vaccines