Published in Vaccine Weekly, June 4th, 2003
"National surveys of adult vaccination indicate moderate self-reported immunization rates in the United States, with limited validity data. We compared self-report with medical record abstraction for 820 persons aged at least 66 years from inner-city health centers, Veterans Affairs (VA) outpatient clinics, rural and suburban practices," scientists in the United States report.
"For influenza vaccine, sensitivity was 98% (95% CI: 96-99%); specificity was 38% (95% CI: 33-43%)," stated Richard...
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