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Table 5 Levels of agreement on statements regarding the influenza vaccine between nurses and physicians

From: Influenza vaccination: opinions of health care professionals working in pediatric emergency departments

Statements regarding the influenza vaccine Role Agreeing
% OR I.C. 95% p
I believe that my risk of contracting influenza is low Nurses 40 28.57 3.08 1.87–5.08 P < 0.0001
Physician 38 11.48
I believe that the risk of transmitting influenza to one of my patients is low Nurses 31 22.14 3.64 2.05–6.47 P < 0.0001
Physicians 24 7.25
I am afraid of ‘severe damages’ caused by the influenza vaccination Nurses 18 12.86 0.25 0.15–041 P = 0.0215
Physicians 21 6.34
Information on the influenza vaccine is limited Nurses 51 36.43 1.93 1.23–3.05 P = 0.0045
Physicians 87 26.28
I consider appropriate for the influenza vaccine to be required to work as Health care professionals Nurses 60 42.86 0.33 0.21–0.53 P = 0.0001
Physicians 219 66.16