TITLE

Parental Attitudes and Experiences During School Dismissals Related to 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) -- United States, 2009

AUTHOR(S)
Steelisher, G. K.; Blendon, R. J.; Bekheit, M. M.; Liddon, N.; Kahn, E.; Schieber, R.; Lubell, K.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/10/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 35, p1131
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which examines the attitudes and experiences of parents in dealing with school dismissals due to the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) virus in the U.S. The study involved a randomized telephone poll of 523 parents whose child care facility or school had been temporarily closed in response to the virus. Researchers found that 75 percent of the respondents claimed that the school dismissal was not a problem for their families.
ACCESSION #
54354335

 

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