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Volume 16, Number 2—February 2010

Research

Statewide School-located Influenza Vaccination Program for Children 5–13 Years of Age, Hawaii, USA

Paul V. Effler1Comments to Author , Carl Chu, Howard He, Kate Gaynor, Steve Sakamoto, Marcia Nagao, Lisa Mendez, and Sarah Y. Park
Author affiliations: State of Hawaii Department of Health, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

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Table 1

Person-hours expended to implement school-located influenza vaccination clinics, Hawaii, USA, 2007–08 influenza season*

Affiliation or time First-dose clinics, n = 345
Second-dose clinics, n = 277
Total, n = 622
Man Reg Vac Man Reg Vac Man Reg Vac
PHN 827 (77) 1,633 (26) 520 (83) 541 (31) 1,347 (80) 2,174 (27)
DOH (non-PHN) 155 (15) 4,259 (72) 66 (10) 963 (75) 221 (13) 5,222 (73)
Contract nurses 86 (8) 59 (1) 2,831 (45) 37 (6) 57 (4) 994 (57) 123 (7) 116 (2) 3,825 (48)
Nursing school 73 (1) 1,172 (19) 3 (1) 14 (1) 31 (2) 3 (0) 87 (1) 1,203 (15)
Military 90 (2) 225 (4) 18 (1) 45 (3) 108 (2) 270 (3)
MRC 480 (8) 390 (6) 115 (9) 118 (7) 595 (8) 508 (6)
Other

934 (16)
63 (1)


8 (0)
114 (9)


1,048 (15)
70 (1)
Total hours 1,068 5,896 6,313 626 1,281 1,736 1,694 7,177 8,049
Mean hours/clinic 3.1 17.1 18.3 2.3 4.6 6.3 2.7 11.5 12.9

*Man, managers; Reg, registration; Vac, vaccinators; PHN, Public Health Nursing Branch staff, State of Hawaii Department of Health; DOH (non-PHN), other State of Hawaii Department of Health staff, including immunization program staff; nursing school, staff preceptors, and/or nursing school students; military, US Department of Defense healthcare personnel; MRC, Medical Reserve Corps staff from Oahu, Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui Medical Reserve Corps units; other, any other volunteer not affiliated with one of the above organizations. Values are no. (%) unless otherwise indicated.

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1Current affiliation: Department of Health, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

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