Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 14th, 2003
"Fear of injections may interfere with receipt of vaccines. The frequency, associations, and precipitators of fear-provoking factors of 400 travelers visiting a travel health clinic were evaluated," researchers in Israel report.
"The median age of this group was 25 [years], 7% were medical staff members, and 2.8% were regular injectors (insulin)," stated Yael Nir and colleagues at Bnai Zion Medical Center, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, and Carmel Medical Center in Haifa. "Eighty-five (21.7%; 95% confidence interval, 17.3-25.6%)...
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