TABLE 2

Parental Perspectives on Vaccines

Perspective% That Strongly Agreed or Agreed With Statement
Getting vaccines is a good way to protect my child(ren) from disease.90
Generally I do what my doctor recommends about vaccines for my child(ren).88
I am concerned about serious adverse effects of vaccines.54
New vaccines are recommended only if they are as safe as older vaccines.51
Parents should have the right to refuse vaccines that are required for school for any reason.31
Some vaccines cause autism in healthy children.25
My child(ren) does(do) not need vaccines for diseases that are not common anymore.11