TABLE 1

Statements and Questions Used to Evaluate Change in Attitudes and Beliefs Among Study Participants

Statement/QuestionPossible Reponses
PositiveNegative
Vaccines are necessary to prevent certain diseasesStrongly agreeAgreeNeither disagree nor agreeDisagreeStrongly disagree
If I vaccinate my child he/she may have a serious side effectStrongly disagreeDisagreeNeither disagree nor agreeAgreeStrongly agree
In general, how safe do you think vaccinations are for children?Very safeSafeSomewhat safeNot at all safe
How confident are you in the safety of routinely received childhood vaccinations?Very confidentConfidentSomewhat confidentNot at all confident
Getting multiple shots in one visit can overload a child's immune systemFalseI don't knowTrue