Knowledge and attitudes of university students toward pandemic influenza: a cross-sectional study from Turkey

Akan H., Gurol Y. , Izbirak G., Ozdatli S., Yilmaz G., Vitrinel A., ...Daha Fazla

BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, cilt.10, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: During an influenza pandemic, higher education institutions with large populations of young adults can become serious outbreak centers. Since outbreak management is essential to disease control, we aimed to examine university students' knowledge of and attitudes toward the pandemic influenza A/H1N1 and vaccination and other preventive measures.