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Table 2 Reasons women gave for electing FOR influenza immunisation in pregnancy a

From: Increasing uptake of influenza vaccine by pregnant women post H1N1 pandemic: a longitudinal study in Melbourne, Australia, 2010 to 2014

  Respondents recalling influenza vaccination during pregnancy I normal haveflu vaccine To prevent maternal illness Chronic medical conditions Midwife recommended vaccination GP recommended vaccination Obstetrician recommended vaccination To protect the baby
Year N n n/N (%) n n/N (%) n n/N (%) n n/N (%) N n/N (%) N n/N (%) n n/N (%)
2010 60 23 38.3% 39 65.0% 7 11.7% 9 15.0% 39 65.0% 14 23.3% 40 66.7%
2011 94 27 28.7% 50 53.2% 11 11.7% 41 43.6% 39 41.9% 38 41.3% 61 65.6%
2012 72 33 45.8% 37 51.4% 3 4.2% 15 20.8% 33 45.8% 19 26.4% 52 72.2%
2013 139 42 30.2% 28 20.1% 2 1.4% 22 15.8% 58 41.7% 30 21.6% 92 66.2%
2014 93 37 39.8% 52 55.3% 4 4.4% 31 33.3% 34 37.0% 27 28.7% 83 89.2%
  Chi-square, (df) 7.9, (4)   52.2, (4)   14.9, (4)   30.2, (4)   13. 1, (4)   11.7, (4)   18.7, (4)  
  p 0.095   <0.001*   0.005*b   <0.001*   0.011   0.020   0.001*  
  1. Results are based on nonempty rows and columns in each innermost sub-table.
  2. *The Chi-square statistic is significant at the 0.01 level.
  3. aWomen could nominate more than one reason.
  4. bMore than 20% of cells in this sub-table have expected cell counts less than 5. Chi-square results may be invalid.