Study: Doctor's appointments persuade more flu shots
March 10, 2017 05:40 PM
Fewer than half of American adults get a flu shot. However, they're much more likely to do it when their doctor makes the appointment for them.
A new study from Rutgers University looked at flu vaccination rates. Patients were three times more likely to show up for their appointment when it was made by a doctor.
In fact, only five percent of people who were asked to schedule their own appointment did so.
Updated: March 10, 2017 05:40 PM
Created: March 10, 2017 04:39 PM
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