TABLE 6

Factors Associated With Attitudes About Alternative Vaccination Schedules

VariableUnadjusted Odds Ratio (95% Confidence Interval) for Agreeing/Strongly Agreeing With Each Attitude Statementa
Parents More in ChargeSaferFewer Adverse EffectsAllows Parents to Skip Unnecessary VaccinesSkip: Rely on Community Being VaccinatedSkip: More Likely to Cause SicknessShould Follow Expert ScheduleDelay: Rely on Community Being VaccinatedDelay: More Likely to Cause Sickness
Household income
    Less than $30 000ReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceRef,Reference
    $30 000–$59 0001.8 (1.1–2.9)b1.2 (0.7–2.1)1.1 (0.6–1.8)1.5 (0.9–2.4)0.7 (0.4–1.2)0.6 (0.3–0.9)b0.7 (0.4–1.2)0.7 (0.4–1.1)0.4 (0.3–0.8)b
    $60 000–$99 0002.1 (1.3–3.4)b0.8 (0.4–1.3)1.1 (0.6–1.8)0.7 (0.4–1.2)1.2 (0.8–2.0)0.8 (0.5–1.4)1.4 (0.8–2.4)1.0 (0.6–1.7)0.6 (0.3–0.9)b
    $100 000 or higher1.5 (0.9–2.6)0.4 (0.2–0.8)b0.5 (0.3–0.9)b0.6 (0.4–1.1)2.3 (1.3–4.2)b1.4 (0.7–2.6)2.1 (1.1–3.7)b2.1 (1.2–3.7)b0.9 (0.5–1.5)
Parent's race/ethnicity
    WhiteReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReference
    Black0.4 (0.2–0.8)b0.8 (0.4–1.5)1.0 (0.5–1.7)0.8 (0.4–1.3)0.6 (0.3–1.1)1.9 (1.0–3.7)b1.4 (0.7–2.7)1.0 (0.6–1.8)2.3 (1.3–4.2)b
    Hispanic0.6 (0.4–1.0)0.9 (0.5–1.6)1.1 (0.6–1.8)0.7 (0.4–1.2)0.7 (0.4–1.2)0.8 (0.5–1.4)1.5 (0.8–2.7)1.0 (0.6–1.7)1.1 (0.7–1.9)
    ≥2 races/other0.4 (0.3–0.8)b0.7 (0.3–1.4)0.6 (0.3–1.3)0.5 (0.2–1.0)0.8 (0.4–1.5)1.0 (0.5–1.9)1.1 (0.5–2.1)1.0 (0.5–1.9)1.3 (0.7–2.5)
Parent's education
    Less than high schoolReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReference
    High school1.3 (0.6–2.6)0.8 (0.4–1.8)0.7 (0.3–1.4)1.0 (0.5–2.0)2.5 (1.2–5.1)b2.2 (1.0–4.8)b1.4 (0.6–3.1)2.0 (1.0–4.1)1.6 (0.7–3.3)
    Some college1.5 (0.8–2.9)0.8 (0.4–1.6)0.7 (0.4–1.5)1.1 (0.6–2.2)1.7 (0.9–3.3)1.1 (0.5–2.2)1.0 (0.5–2.0)1.2 (0.6–2.5)0.8 (0.4–1.5)
    Bachelor's degree or higher2.1 (1.1–4.1)b0.7 (0.3–1.4)0.7 (0.4–1.4)0.9 (0.4–1.7)2.0 (1.1–3.9)1.4 (0.7–2.7)1.0 (0.4–2.0)1.8 (0.9–3.4)0.7 (0.4–1.4)
Parent's health status
    Fair/poorReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReference
    Good/excellent2.1 (1.1–4.4)2.3 (1.1–5.1)1.1 (0.5–2.3)1.5 (0.7–3.7)0.5 (0.2–1.1)0.5 (0.2–1.3)0.6 (0.3–1.3)0.6 (0.3–1.3)0.7 (0.3–1.4)
Parent's marital status
    Currently marriedReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReference
    Never married0.4 (0.2–0.8)b1.2 (0.6–2.6)1.5 (0.7–3.0)0.7 (0.4–1.5)1.1 (0.6–2.2)2.3 (1.1–5.0)b2.3 (1.1–4.9)b1.2 (0.6–2.3)2.6 (1.3–5.2)b
    Previously married0.5 (0.2–1.2)0.6 (0.2–1.7)1.4 (0.6–3.1)0.8 (0.4–2.0)0.7 (0.3–1.5)0.8 (0.3–1.8)0.9 (0.4–2.1)0.7 (0.3–1.6)0.8 (0.3–1.8)
Child's insurance
    PublicReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReference
    Private1.8 (1.2–2.6)b0.7 (0.5–1.1)0.9 (0.6–1.3)0.8 (0.5–1.1)1.4 (0.9–2.0)0.9 (0.6–1.3)1.1 (0.8–1.8)1.2 (0.8–1.7)0.6 (0.4–0.9)b
    None/other1.9 (1.0–3.5)b1.4 (0.7–2.6)1.3 (0.7–2.5)1.4 (0.7–2.6)0.6 (0.3–1.1)0.3 (0.2–0.6)b0.5 (0.3–1.0)b0.5 (0.3–1.0)b0.4 (0.3–0.8)b
Child's gender
    MaleReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReference
    Female1.1 (0.8–1.5)1.1 (0.8–1.6)1.0 (0.7–1.5)0.7 (0.5–0.9)b1.1 (0.8–1.6)1.1 (0.7–1.6)0.9 (0.6–1.3)1.1 (0.8–1.6)1.1 (0.8–1.5)
Child has regular provider
    YesReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReference
    No1.3 (0.5–3.7)3.4 (1.3–8.7)b2.8 (1.1–7.1)b4.4 (1.8–11.0)b0.5 (0.2–1.4)0.5 (0.2–1.3)0.2 (0.1–0.6)b0.5 (0.2–1.3)0.4 (0.1–1.1)
Parent-reported child's health status
    Fair/poorReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReference
    Good/excellent1.6 (0.8–3.0)0.7 (0.4–1.4)1.1 (0.6–2.0)0.8 (0.4–1.5)2.0 (1.0–3.8)b2.0 (1.0–3.8)b0.8 (0.4–1.6)1.4 (0.8–2.7)1.4 (0.8–2.7)
No. of children in family
    1ReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReference
    21.3 (0.9–2.0)0.9 (0.6–1.6)1.0 (0.6–1.6)1.3 (0.8–2.0)1.1 (0.7–1.7)1.4 (0.8–2.3)1.2 (0.7–1.9)1.2 (0.9–1.9)0.9 (0.6–1.4)
    31.8 (1.0–2.9)b0.9 (0.5–1.7)0.8 (0.5–1.4)1.9 (1.1–3.1)b0.9 (0.6–1.6)0.9 (0.6–1.5)0.8 (0.5–1.4)1.0 (0.6–1.8)1.0 (0.6–1.7)
    ≥41.2 (0.7–2.3)1.1 (0.6–2.0)1.5 (0.8–2.9)2.0 (1.1–3.8)b0.6 (0.4–1.1)0.9 (0.5–1.8)0.9 (0.4–1.7)0.9 (0.5–1.6)0.8 (0.5–1.5)
Parent follows alternative schedule
    NoReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReferenceReference
    Yes6.2 (2.5–15.3)b20.8 (10.2–42.7)b13.9 (7.4–26.2)b8.0 (4.3–15.0)b0.2 (0.1–0.4)b0.12 (0.1–0.2)b0.1 (0.05–.2)b0.2 (0.1–0.4)b0.1 (0.06–0.3)b
  • a Statements are provided in full in Table 5.

  • b Statistically significant results (P < .05).