To estimate the cost-effectiveness and net medical care costs of programs for annual influenza vaccinations for the elderly in a health maintenance organization (HMO).
Population-based, case-control study.
The Northwest Region of Kaiser Permanente, a prepaid group practice HMO in Portland, Oregon.
Kaiser Permanente members 65 years of age and older who had at least 1 month of HMO eligibility during any of nine influenza seasons in the 1980s.
The HMO's costs for providing medical care and conducting vaccination programs were estimated using accounting data.
32% of high-risk elderly persons and 22% of non-high-risk elderly persons received influenza vaccinations.
Mots-clés Pascal : Vaccination, Influenzavirus, Etats Unis, Coût, Economie santé, Vieillard, Orthomyxoviridae, Virus, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Virose, Infection
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Vaccination, Influenzavirus, United States, Costs, Health economy, Elderly, Orthomyxoviridae, Virus, North America, America, Human, Viral disease, Infection
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0095166
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 09/06/1995.