Table 2

Characteristics of mothers participating in focus groups by site.

Parental Characteristics

Seattle

(N = 13)

Rochester

(N = 18)

Cincinnati

(N = 27)

Total

(N = 58)


Average maternal age (years)

34.5

31.3

32.9

33.2

range (21-44)


Level of maternal education

Less than high school

1

2

0

3

High school

2

4

5

11

Some college

1

6

10

17

College

2

5

9

16

Post-college graduate degree

7

1

3

11


Location of household

Urban

10

8

2

20

Suburban

1

10

22

33

Rural

1

0

3

4


Insurance status

Public insurance/Medicaid

4

11

4

19

Private

8

7

20

35

Uninsured

0

0

1

1

Other

0

0

2

2


Average number of children in household

2.5

2.3

2.2

2.3


Have heard of rotavirus vaccine before (%)

83%

56%

93%

79%


Payne et al. BMC Pediatrics 2011 11:83   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-11-83

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