Title

Factors Associated with Seasonal Influenza Immunization among Church-going Older African Americans

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-5-2014

Publication Title

Vaccine

Volume

32

Issue

52

First page number:

7085

Last page number:

7090

Abstract

Objectives Churches and faith institutions can frequently influence health behaviors among older African Americans. The church is a centerpiece of spiritual and social life among African American congregants. We explored its influence on influenza immunization coverage during the 2012–2013 influenza season.

Keywords

Influenza; Vaccination; Disparities; Churches; African Americans

Disciplines

Health Services Research | Immunology and Infectious Disease

Language

English

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