TABLE 2

Frequency of Different Types of Vaccine Schedule Alterations (Unweighted N = 104)

AlterationProportion of Alternative Vaccinators, %a
My child does not receive any vaccines17
My child does not receive certain vaccines53
I delay starting some vaccines until my child is older than the recommended age55
For vaccines that require >1 dose, I allow longer time between each dose than is typically recommended36
Instead of getting combined measles, mumps, and rubella (also called MMR), I have my child get each vaccine component delivered separately22
  • a Weighted proportions. Parents could select >1 choice; therefore, results do not sum to 100%.