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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of TeenVaxScene users and their adolescent children

From: Characteristics of users of a tailored, interactive website for parents and its impact on adolescent vaccination attitudes and uptake

  % (n)
Parent characteristics, n = 54
 Age in years (range, SD) 41.8 (18–54)
 Female gender 66 (31)
 Marital status
  Single 17 (8)
  Married/partnership 76 (36)
  Divorced/widowed 7 (3)
 Hispanic 10 (5)
 Race
  White 87 (41)
  Black 0
  All other choices 13 (8)
Education
 <High school 2 (1)
 High school graduate 11 (5)
 Some college 86 (41)
Prior personal experience with…
 Flu 83 (45)
 Tetanus 0
 Pertussis 22 (12)
 Meningitis 6 (3)
 Positive HPV test 7 (4)
 Genital warts 4 (2)
 Abnormal pap smear 30 (16)
 Cervical cancer 9 (5)
 None of the above 13 (7)
Prior experience of illness in their adolescent with…
 Flu 63 (34)
 Tetanus 0
 Pertussis 13 (7)
 Meningitis 2 (1)
 HPV-related health problems 0
 None of the above 31 (17)
Adolescent characteristics, n = 74a
Adolescent’s age in years (range) 13.6 (11–17)
Female gender 51 (36)
Adolescent’s health
  Very good 69 (51)
  Good 30 (22)
  Fair 1 (1)
  Poor 0
Medical conditions in adolescent
 Lung problems 15 (11)
 Neurologic problems 4 (3)
 Other chronic problem 4 (3)
 Allergy to eggs 0
 None of the above 78 (58)
Aware that there are vaccines recommended for this adolescent 84 (62)
  1. aParents could answer questions about as many adolescents as they had in their family