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

    Article - En anglais


    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.