Evid Based Nurs 1:44 doi:10.1136/ebn.1.2.44
  • Treatment

Telephone reminders improved compliance with a second dose of hepatitis B vaccine in high risk adults

Compliance with second hepatitis B vaccine dose*

Participants Enhanced follow up EER Postal reminders CER RBI (95% CI) ABI |EER-CER| NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, ABI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Not returned by 6 weeks 48% 25% 92% (21 to 217) 23% 5 (3 to 14)
All participants 72% 60% 20% (1.8 to 46) 12% 9 (4 to 87)

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