What do you think is the most effective thing you can do to prevent
spreading the flu to people when you are sick?

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
Frequent hand washing 1024 35.7 1.2 33.3 38.1
Covering your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing 181 5.9 0.6 4.7 7.0
Staying home when you are sick with the flu 1675 52.5 1.3 50.1 55.0
Getting flu vaccination 131 4.7 0.6 3.6 5.9
Something else 28 1.2 0.3 0.6 1.7

Among all respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
ASKED ONLY FROM JANUARY THROUGH FEBRUARY OF 2009