Evid Based Nurs 4:43 doi:10.1136/ebn.4.2.43
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Review: recall or reminder systems improve the rate of childhood and adult immunisation

Reminder or recall systems to improve the rate of immunisation

Vaccination type Number of RCTs Odds ratio (95% CI)*
*Odds ratio for being up to date or having received vaccinations.
Routine childhood (universal) 14 2.02 (1.49 to 2.72)
Childhood influenza (targeted high risk) 2 4.25 (2.10 to 8.60)
Adult pneumococcal or tetanus 5 5.14 (1.21 to 21.8)
Adult influenza 18 2.29 (1.69 to 3.10)

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