The Effect of Fact Versus Myth Messages on Receipt of Influenza Vaccination

2014-08-27 03:18:08 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether message design of educational materials increases vaccination rates among participants.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Prevention


Influenza Vaccination


Fact Only Education Message, Fact and Myth Educational Message, Fact, Myth, Why Educational Message, Control Educational Message


Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Clinics
United States


Enrolling by invitation


Northwestern University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:08-0400

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