Convergence Study on the Influence of Vaccination Encouragement and Perception of Influenza Preventability on Influenza Vaccination Practice Among University Students

인플루엔자 예방접종 권유와 예방 가능성 인식이 대학생의 예방접종 실천에 미치는 영향에 대한 융합연구

  • Kim, Og Son (Department of Nursing Science, Korea Christian University)
  • Received : 2019.06.18
  • Accepted : 2019.08.20
  • Published : 2019.08.28


This study was conducted to determine the factors affecting influenza vaccination practices among university students, specially influenza vaccination encouragement and perception of preventability. Questionnaires were distributed to 300 college students from April 30, 2018 to November 30, 2018 and of these, 239 answered the questionnaires were used for analysis. Over the past year, 36.8% of the students were vaccinated against influenza. Encouraging people to get vaccinated was a significant factor that affected the practice of influenza vaccination(p<.001). However, perception of preventability was not significant(p=.853). This study is expected to be an effective guide in developing influenza vaccination programs that encourage vaccination in order to increase the vaccination rate.



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Fig. 1. Person who encourage vaccination

Table 1. Characteristics of the subjects

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Table 2. Vaccination encouragement, perception of preventability after influenza vaccination and influenza vaccination practice

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Table 3. Comparison of vaccination encouragement, perception of preventability after influenza vaccination, influenza vaccination practice by characteristics of the subjects

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Table 4. Effects of vaccination encouragement and perception of preventability after influenza vaccination in the practice of influenza vaccination

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