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Friday, May 14, 2004: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

G5: Middle-Aged Adults Who Donít Want To Be Vaccinated: Understanding and Changing Their Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices

The Institute of Medicine has stated that we must differentiate patient, physician and health system barriers to adult immunization. This workshop will focus on patient barriers. We will explore why some patients donít want to be vaccinated and what we can do about it.
Learning Objectives: After this session, participants should be able to list three reasons why people under 65 for whom flu vaccine is indicated refuse vaccination.

Moderator:K. Michael Peddecord
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:45 AMSurvey of Attitudes About Influenza Immunization - 2003
David A. Neumann, Mischka Garel, Dena Penner, Anita Boles
9:00 AMThe Immunization Status of Influenza Vaccination Among Adults Aged 50 to 64 Years: Results of the 2003 San Diego County Random Digit Dialing Telephone Survey
Wendy Wang, Kathe Gustafson, Robert Vryheid, Michelle Picardal, Michelle Deguire, Sandy Ross, Mark H. Sawyer
9:15 AMAttitudes Associated with Refusing Influenza, Pneumococcal, or Hepatitis B Vaccination in an Urban Public Hospital Emergency Department
Monica Pradhan, William M. Cassidy, Dale Bell Marioneaux, Glenn N. Jones, John N. Perret, Bayo C. Willis, Mark L. Messonnier, Daniel B. Fishbein
9:30 AMHow Well Do Low-Income Adults Understand Their Vaccine Needs? Assessment of Patient Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors (KAB) towards Influenza, Pneumococcal, And Hepatitis B Vaccination in an Urban Public Hospital Emergency Department
Bayo C. Willis, Daniel B. Fishbein, Glenn N. Jones, Mark L. Messonnier, William B. Cassidy, Dale Bell Marioneaux, Monica Pradhan
9:45 AMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC