You are viewing the site in preview mode

Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Knowledge about and attitudes toward H1N1 influenza

From: Factors associated with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccination acceptance among university students from India during the post-pandemic phase

   I disagree    I agree    I don't know  
  V (%) NV (%) IV (%) V (%) NV (%) IV (%) V (%) NV (%) IV (%)
1. There is an outbreak of H1N1 influenza in India and world 1 (0.9) 3 (0.5) 2 (1.9) 100(98) 592(99) 102(97) 1(0.9) 0 1(0.9)
2. H1N1 influenza is serious and may cause fatalities 26(25.4) 202(33.9) 43(41) 76(74.5) 186(31.2) 59(56) 0 207(34.7) 3(2.8)
3. Transmission of H1N1 occurs from human to human 42(41) 36(6) 34(32) 59(57.8) 275(46.2) 70(66) 1(0.9) 284(47.7) 1(0.9)
4. H1N1 influenza vaccine should be given only to high risk groups 100(98) 200(33.6) 75(71) 2(1.9) 147(24.7) 25(23) 0 248(41.6) 5(4.7)
5. Vaccination against H1N1 influenza will stop the outbreak 0 85(14.2) 5(4.7) 99(97) 295(49.5) 100(95) 3(2.9) 215(36) 0
6. I am adequately informed about the H1N1 influenza 4(4) 100(16.8) 12(11.4) 77(75) 250(42) 73(69.5) 21(20) 245(41) 20(19)
7. There is enough information available about the H1N1 influenza vaccine to the common public 70(68) 250(42) 26(24.7) 27(26.4) 214(35.9) 53(50.4) 5(4.9) 131(22) 26(24.7)
8. We need antiviral drug to treat H1N1 influenza 5(4.9) 110(18.4) 17(16.1) 60(58) 70(11.7) 64(61) 37(5) 415(22) 24(24.7)