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Limits of the Social Benefit Motive Among High-risk Patients: a Field Experiment on Influenza Vaccination Behaviour

2020-01-18 10:34:43 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Influenza vaccine uptake remains low worldwide, inflicting substantial costs to public health and health systems. Messages promoting social welfare have been shown to increase vaccination intentions, and it has been recommended that health professionals communicate the socially beneficial aspects of vaccination. This study aims to provide the first test whether this prosocial vaccination hypothesis applies to the actual vaccination behaviour of high-risk patients by comparing the effects of two motivational messages for promoting vaccination at a tertiary care public hospital in Istanbul, Turkey.

Study Design

Conditions

Influenza Vaccine

Intervention

Self-benefit message, Other-benefit message

Location

SB Istanbul Training and Research Hospital
Istanbul
Turkey
34098

Status

Completed

Source

SB Istanbul Education and Research Hospital

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