Vaccine Confidence Toolkit Webinar Series: Increasing Flu Vaccine Confidence Within African American Communities
On August 18, 2020, AIM hosted the second webinar in its Vaccine Confidence Webinar series. The webinar focused on recent research on flu vaccine uptake trends within African American communities and offered examples of public health partnerships supporting flu vaccine confidence.
Dr. Sandra C. Quinn of the University of Maryland Center for Health Equity presented her research related to the cultural factors and demographic trends within African American communities that influence flu vaccine uptake. Dr. Laura Lee Hall of the Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity presented on building partnerships with health care systems and researchers to identify ways to increase equitable flu vaccine coverage.
Dr. Quinn's Published Research
Download the following published research articles from Dr. Quinn:
- “You don’t trust a government vaccine”: Narratives of institutional trust and influenza vaccination among African American and white adults (2019, PDF)
- Home remedy use and influenza vaccination among African American and white adults: An exploratory study (2019, PDF)
- Using classification and regression tree analysis to explore parental influenza vaccine decisions (2019, PDF)
- African American adults and seasonal influenza vaccination: Changing our approach can move the needle (2018, PDF)
- Breaking down the monolith: Understanding flu vaccine uptake among African Americans (2018, PDF)
- Exploring Racial Influences on Flu Vaccine Attitudes and Behavior: Results of a National Survey of African American and White Adults (2017, PDF)
- Exploring racial influences on flu vaccine attitudes and behavior: Results of a national survey of White and African American adults (2017, PDF)
- Determinants of trust in the flu vaccine for African Americans and Whites (2017, PDF)
- Determinants of influenza vaccination among high-risk Black and White adults (2017, PDF)
- The influence of social norms on flu vaccination among African American and White adults (2017, PDF)
- Exploring the Continuum of Vaccine Hesitancy between African American and White Adults: Results of a Qualitative Study (2016, PDF)