Effectiveness of the influenza vaccine at preventing hospitalization due to acute lower respiratory infection and exacerbation of chronic cardiopulmonary disease in Korea during 2010-2011

Title
Effectiveness of the influenza vaccine at preventing hospitalization due to acute lower respiratory infection and exacerbation of chronic cardiopulmonary disease in Korea during 2010-2011
Authors
이진수; 백지현
Keywords
Influenza vaccine Effectiveness Chronic cardiovascular disease Chronic respiratory disease Case?control study Korea
Issue Date
2013
Publisher
VACCINE
Series/Report no.
VACCINE ; Vol.31 no.10 Startpage 1426 Endpage 1430
Abstract
Background: Influenza epidemics are accompanied by a considerable increase in hospitalization due to acute lower respiratory infection and exacerbation of underlying medical conditions. We estimated the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine at preventing hospitalization due to acute lower respiratory infection and new onset or acute exacerbation of chronic cardiopulmonary disease. Method: During the peak influenza period in 2010?2011, we performed a multicenter, case?control, retrospective cohort study of patients who were hospitalized due to newly developed pneumonia, bronchitis, and bronchiolitis, or new onset or acute exacerbation of asthma, COPD, ischemic heart disease, and CHF. Controls were selected from outpatients who visited study hospitals but who were not hospitalized during the same study period. Controls were matched 1:1 to cases based on age, gender, and date of hospital visit. Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses were used to determine the effectiven
URI
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.10.024
http://dspace.inha.ac.kr/handle/10505/32768
ISSN
0264-410X
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Medical School/College of Medicine (의학전문대학원/의과대학) > Medical Science (의학) > Journal Papers, Reports(의학 논문, 보고서)
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