Increasing Adult Vaccination Rates What Works
 
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Results displayed in the graph show the proportion of physicians who stated that they recommend influenza or pneumococcal vaccination for their patients 65 and older (beliefs) versus the percent of time they actually offered vaccine to those patients (practice).

Physician Beliefs and Practices. Bar Graph with numbers down the left: 0, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100.  Across the bottom of the graph is Influenza Practice 25%, Belief 90%; Pneumococcal Practice 25%; Belief 45%

Adapted from Herman CJ, Speroff T, Cebul RD. Improving compliance within the older adult: results of a randomized cohort study. JAGS 1994;42:1154-1159.

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