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Table 2 Respondent demographics, confidence in responses, and vaccination practices and beliefs

From: Use of a choice survey to identify adult, adolescent and parent preferences for vaccination in the United States

 Adults (n = 334)
n (%)
Adolescents (n = 316)
n (%)
Parents (n = 339)
n (%)
Gender
 Female153 (45.8)171 (54.1)161 (47.5)
Age
 13–150149 (47.2)0
 16–170167 (52.9)0
 18–2963 (18.9)05 (1.5)
 30–49133 (39.8)0234 (69.0)
 50–64138 (41.3)0100 (29.5)
Education
 Less than high school19 (5.7)316 (100)17 (5.0)
 High school/Some college183 (54.8)0161 (47.5)
 Bachelor’s degree or higher132 (39.5)0161 (47.5)
Race/Ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic255 (76.4)169 (53.5)247 (72.9)
 Black, non-Hispanic23 (6.9)30 (9.5)18 (5.3)
 Other, non-Hispanic27 (8.1)43 (13.6)25 (7.4)
 Hispanic7 (2.1)74 (23.4)49 (14.6)
Region
 Northeast64 (19.2)30 (9.5)65 (19.2)
 Midwest83 (24.9)91 (28.8)88 (26.0)
 South119 (35.6)112 (35.4)120 (35.4)
 West68 (20.4)83 (26.3)66 (19.5)
Household income
  < $25,00059 (17.7)63 (19.9)28 (8.3)
 $25,000–$49,99956 (16.8)75 (23.7)43 (12.7)
 $50,000–$99,999112 (33.6)108 (34.1)129 (38.1)
  > $100,000107 (32.1)70 (22.1)139 (41.0)
Marital Status
 Divorced/Separated/Widowed51 (15.3)031 (9.2)
 Married/Living with partner198 (59.3)0301 (88.8)
 Never married85 (25.5)316 (100)7 (2.1)
Employment Status
 Employed234 (70.1)NA261 (77.0)
 Not employed100 (29.9) 78 (22.9)
Insurance
 Private233 (71.0)136 (43.3)262 (78.4)
 Medicaid53 (16.1)76 (24.2)58 (17.4)
 Have insurance, unsure of type8 (2.4)82 (26.1)4 (1.2)
 Do not have insurance19 (5.8)9 (2.9)3 (0.9)
 Other15 (4.6)11 (3.5)7 (2.1)
Confidence in conjoint survey questions
 Very/somewhat confident297 (89.5)279 (88.6)311 (92.6)
 Not confident/guess35 (10.5)36 (11.4)25 (7.4)
In general, would you say your/ your child’s health is
 Excellent/very good177 (53.3)240 (76.7)302 (89.6)
 Good118 (35.5)56 (17.9)28 (8.3)
 Fair/Poor37 (11.1)17 (5.4)7 (2.1)
I believe it is important to be/to have my child vaccinated
 Always/mostly agree195 (58.7)215 (68.7)276 (81.9)
 Sometimes agree, sometimes disagree99 (29.8)74 (23.6)46 (13.7)
 Always/mostly disagree38 (11.5)24 (7.7)15 (4.5)
I believe the benefits of vaccines outweigh risks
 Always/mostly agree192 (58.5)188 (61.0)252 (75.5)
 Sometimes agree, sometimes disagree108 (32.9)96 (31.1)70 (21.0)
 Always/mostly disagree28 (8.5)24 (7.8)12 (3.4)
Last time you/your child was vaccinated
  < 1 year ago158 (47.3)157 (49.7)173 (51.0)
 1–5 years ago85 (25.5)129 (40.8)145 (42.8)
  > 5 years ago85 (25.5)29 (9.2)18 (5.3)
 Refused6 (1.8)1 (0.3)3 (0.9)
  1. Note: Numbers may not add up to the total n for the respondent group as participants could decline to answer question
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