Flu vaccinations (FOI)
Flu vaccinations (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 29 October 2019.
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Could you please provide a breakdown, for each primary school, of how many students received the flu vaccination in 2018 at school compared to those who did not.
In addition to this could you please confirm the number of 0-18 year olds who received treatment at Jersey General Hospital as a direct result of influenza in 2018. Could you confirm how may of those 0-18 year olds treated in Jersey General Hospital for influenza had received the flu vaccination compared to those who had not.
A breakdown is provided in Table 1, by primary school, of how many students received the flu vaccination in 2018 in school compared to those who did not.
The number of 0-18 year olds who received treatment through Jersey General Hospital as a direct result of laboratory confirmed influenza in winter 2018/19 was 34.
Of the thirty four 0-18 year olds treated through Jersey General Hospital for laboratory confirmed influenza, six had received a flu vaccination; 28 had not received a flu vaccination.
Numbers less than five have been shown as <5. Disclosure control has been applied to the data in order to protect the identity of individuals, in accordance with Article 25 (Personal Information) of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011.
Table 1 - Flu vaccinations by primary school
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