TABLE 3

Bivariate Correlates of Influenza Vaccination, US Children Aged 4 to 17 Years, 2012 NHIS

Categorical VariablesUnvaccinatedVaccinatedP
N% or Mean ± SEN% or Mean ± SE
Ever used any AMS CAM subtype for health reasons.008
 No535957.03409542.97
 Yes24366.7311533.27
Ever used any BBT CAM subtype for health reasons (excluding multivitamins or multiminerals).150
 No515757.18393042.82
 Yes44160.6827139.32
Ever taken multivitamins or multiminerals for health reasons<.001
 No227460.64149939.36
 Yes332855.49270244.51
Ever used any MBBT CAM subtype for health reasons.002
 No516556.76395843.24
 Yes43565.4724634.53
Ever used any MBT CAM subtype for health reasons.957
 No529657.44398242.56
 Yes30657.2922142.71
Sex.803
 Female274857.46209642.54
 Male288557.12215042.88
Age, y563310.99 ± 0.07142469.84 ± 0.080<.001
Race/ethnicity<.001
 Non-Hispanic white266060.16174839.84
 Non-Hispanic black or African American86857.8663542.14
 Non-Hispanic Asian27846.6829253.32
 Non-Hispanic Other or multiple race26049.2627350.74
 Any Hispanic156754.08129845.92
Child has a usual source of care they go to when sick<.001
 Yes525556.38412843.62
 No37478.0311621.97
Had a well-child checkup, previous 12 mo<.001
 Yes389951.85362148.15
 No170875.5361424.47
Child born in the United States.485
 Yes532057.37398042.63
 No31255.5326544.47
No. of physician visits, previous 12 mo<.001
 None84177.5625522.44
 1158264.3590735.65
 2–3197653.48177446.52
 4–563748.6964151.31
 ≥657847.9265052.08
Child has ≥1 serious chronic condition/limitationa.038
 No546657.53407042.47
 Yes16350.4417349.56
Ever been told child has asthma<.001
 No478758.78340241.22
 Yes84349.6184050.39
Insurance type<.001
 Any private286758.46209141.54
 Only public215752.54191847.46
 No coverage58074.2322325.77
Highest family education<.001
 Less than high school57151.3654448.64
 High school or GED116657.6885942.32
 Associate’s degree, or some college (no degree)208661.06138738.94
 Bachelor’s degree or higher180455.18145344.82
Family incomes, % of federal poverty level.672
 <100%111356.2288243.78
 100%–199%123758.0492741.96
  ≥200%290257.37215342.63
Language of interview.165
 English only491957.47365142.53
 Other67155.0556044.95
  • Percentages and means weighted to be nationally representative; SEs adjusted for complex survey design. GED, General Educational Development test.

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