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Table 2 Attitude to vaccinate against varicella among professionals

From: Negative attitude and low intention to vaccinate universally against varicella among public health professionals and parents in the Netherlands: two internet surveys

  Professionals (RPHS & CHC combined)
  Medical doctors (N = 162) Nurses (N = 279) Total (N = 441)
Attitude towards universal varicella vaccination N % N % N %
All infants 45 28.0 46 17.0 91 21.1
Select groups 108 67.1 204 75.3 312 72.2
- Risk groups (high risk of severe course) 76 70.4 156 76.5 232 74.4
- All susceptible 9-year olds 12 11.1 17 8.3 29 9.3
- Both 20 18.5 31 15.2 51 16.3
Nobody 8 5.0 21 7.7 29 6.7
Missing answer 1   8   9  
  1. RPHS = regional public health service; CHC = child health clinic