Factors Predicting the Influenza Vaccination Behaviors among Healthcare Workers in Pathumthani Province

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Chanika Senangnart
Pregamol Rutchanagul
Jeeraporn Kummabutr



This descriptive predictive research study aimed to examine factors predicting the influenza vaccination behaviors among healthcare workers in Pathumthani Province.The PRECEDE-PROCEED model was applied for the research framework. A sample workers of 358 healthcare workers was recruited from primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals in Thailand using multi-stage sampling. Data were collected using self-administered questionnaires from January to February 2021. Eight questionnaires were used to assess demographic data, influenza vaccination experience, attitude towards Influenza vaccine,access to care, being prompted, recognition of vaccine policy, persuasion from other persons, and influenza vaccination behaviors. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and binary logistic regression analysis. The results revealed that 78.8% of healthcare workers received influenza vaccination. The significant factors predicting the influenza vaccination behaviors among healthcare workers were age, influenza vaccination experience, and persuasion from other persons. Participants under 45 years of age were 2.33 times more likely to have influenza vaccination than those aged 45 years or over.Those with good vaccination experience were 46.34 times more likely to have influenza vaccination than those without good vaccination experience. Those highly persuaded by others were 2.54 times more likely to have influenza vaccination than those less persuaded by others. These findings can be used to create or set up a program to promote influenza vaccination behaviors among healthcare workers.
Keywords: Predictive factor, Influenza vaccine, Vaccination behaviors, Healthcare                

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Senangnart C, Rutchanagul P, Kummabutr J. Factors Predicting the Influenza Vaccination Behaviors among Healthcare Workers in Pathumthani Province. Nurs Res Inno J [Internet]. 2022 Aug. 23 [cited 2024 Apr. 25];28(2). Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RNJ/article/view/251319


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