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  1. Inflenza vaccination programs for elderly persons : cost-effectiveness in a health maintenance organization.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    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).

    Design 

    Population-based, case-control study.

    Setting 

    The Northwest Region of Kaiser Permanente, a prepaid group practice HMO in Portland, Oregon.

    Participants 

    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.

    Measurements 

    The HMO's costs for providing medical care and conducting vaccination programs were estimated using accounting data.

    Results 

    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.