TABLE 2

Questions About Knowledge: Follow-up Interview (N = 19)

Question (Correct Answer in Parentheses)No. With Each Answer
CorrectIncorrectNot Sure
True/false
    Any vaccine can cause a bruise? (True)1441
Multiple choice (4 choices)
Which of these vaccines prevents meningitis? (Hib)9010
Which of these vaccines prevents whooping cough? (pertussis/DTaP)1009
Which of these is a proven side effect of the MMR vaccine? (fever)111a7
Which of these vaccines prevents liver damage and liver cancer? (HepB)1603
Which of these vaccines prevents a type of paralysis? (polio)1702
  • Hib indicates Haemophilus influenzae serotype b vaccine; DTaP, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis vaccine; HepB, hepatitis B vaccine; MMR, measles, mumps, rubella vaccine.

  • a One chose autism.