TABLE 2

Estimated Vaccination Coverage According to Whether Parents Believed That Vaccines Were Safe and Whether Parents' Decisions to Vaccinate Their Children Were Influenced by a Health Care Provider

Parents' Belief About VaccinesInfluence of a Provider on Parents' Vaccination Decisions
Influence, % (95% CI)No Influence, % (95% CI)
Not safe74.4 (±8.2)50.3 (±12.3)
Safe75.1 (±2.5)72.4 (±5.1)
  • Sampled children were determined to be UTD at the time of the NIS RDD interview if their vaccination providers reported administering ≥4 doses of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine, ≥3 doses of polio vaccine, ≥1 dose of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, ≥3 doses of H influenzae type b vaccine, and ≥3 doses of hepatitis B vaccine; from the National Immunization Survey Health PKM, 2001–2002.