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Table 1 Gender and age distribution and VCR in our sample compared to the actual population

From: Variations in influenza vaccination coverage among the high-risk population in Sweden in 2003/4 and 2004/5: a population survey

   This study 95%CI Eurostat1)
%female     
   15–64 years old 2003 48.5 46.4–50.6 49.2
  2004 47.4 45.2–49.5 49.2
   65–74 years old     
   65–74 years old 2003 52.6 46.9–58.1 52.8
  2004 58.2 52.2–63.7 52.6
   Total 2003 49.0 47.1–51.0 49.6
  2004 48.7 46.6–50.6 49.6
% 65–74 years old 2003 12.6 11.3–14.0 11.3
  2004 11.8 10.6–13.2 11.4
% vaccinated total population   This study   MIV-group 2)
  2003 10.6 9.8–12.3 12.7
% vaccinated elderly   This study   Sten 3)
  2003 45.6 40–51 51
  1. 1) Eurostat [52]; extraction date : 12-12-2006. The denominator for the percentages is the population aged 15–74 years.
  2. 2) Macroepidemiology of Influenza Vaccination (MIV) Study Group, 2005 [3].
  3. 3) Sten A., 2004 [40]