Journal of Pure and Applied MicrobiologyVol. 9 No. 3

Factors Associated with the Rejection of the Vaccine against Human Influenza AH1N1

Loyola MartInez Ibraim Ignacio1, Escamilla Violante Regina1, Toribio Jimenez Jeiry2, Salas Casas Andres3, Agis Juarez Raul Azael3, Reynoso Vazquez Josefina4 and Ruvalcaba Ledezma Jesus Carlos5*

1Student of medical degree. [UAEH], University of the State of Hidalgo. Pachuca Hidalgo, Mexico. 2Full time Research Professor in the Academic area of Microbiol-genetics, [UAGro]. Guerrero State University, Chilpancingo City, Guerrero State, Mexico. 3Full time Research Professor in the Academic area of Gerontoglogy, [UAEH] Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo, Mexico. 4Full time Research Professor in the Academic area of Pharmacy [UAEH], Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo, Mexico. 5Full time Research Professor in the Academic area of Medicine. Coordinator of the Master’s Degree in Health Sciences With emphasis on Public Health [UAEH], Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo, Mexico.

Received on 18 April 2015 and accepted on 29 May 2015

 

ABSTRACT

Identify the main factors that Influences the decision of the population to reject the immunization against human influenza AH1N1. Cross-sectional Study with systematic random sampling, Conducted in January- June 2014 in patients over 18 Attended WHO consultation in Pachuquilla Health Center, Hidalgo. Personally a survey was Applied to each individually Who Was in the waiting room area. A Total of 439 subjects (57.63% male, 42.36% female) on Which ITS decision was Questioned Regarding the vaccine against human influenza Were included: 72.34% HAD Vaccinated with previously accepted, 27.65% Mentioned Having rejected the vaccine. The main causes Associated With The rejection of the vaccine include: Alleged immunity to the virus (OR = 3.5595), fear of vaccines (OR = 2.469), female sex (OR = 1.275), go to the area of general practice care (OR = 1.253), other factors (OR = 1.315). The population Reported a high percentage of rejection of the vaccine against human influenza (27.65%) When Compared to the literature (9.4%). The main reason why people choose to refuse immunization is the fear of vaccines. A factor in particular, That shows a higher rejection rate in women is emphasized.

Keywords : Decision, Factors associated, Immunization, Influenza AH1N1, Vaccine-rejection.