Table 7

Pre-focus group assessment results: Pediatricians and Mothers

    Initial Pediatrician Perceptions


What are your current recommendations on rotavirus vaccinations for infants?

Perceived Barrier

-

Lack of insurance coverage

Perceived Barrier

-

Lack of reimbursement

Perceived Barrier

-

Mother's concern with vaccine safety

Perceived Barrier

-

Time needed to discuss with mothers


Routinely recommend (1)

44 (98%)

3 (7%)

1 (2%)

6 (14%)

0 (0%)


Occasionally recommend (2)

0 (0%)

2 (4%)

5 (11%)

23 (53%)

2 (4%)


Inform but don't recommend (3)

0 (0%)

15 (33%)

12 (27%)

8 (18%)

23 (51%)


Recommend against (4)

1 (2%)

25 (56%)

27 (60%)

7 (16%)

20 (44%)


Average score

1.1

3.4

3.4

2.4

3.4



Initial Maternal Perceptions


Rotavirus vaccine is an important vaccine for my child

I feel confident that rotavirus vaccine works to prevent serious diarrhea

I feel confident that rotavirus vaccine is safe

If I had another baby, I would have that baby get rotavirus vaccine


Strongly agree (1)

27 (53%)

20 (39%)

23 (45%)

37 (71%)


Somewhat agree (2)

22 (43%)

30 (58%)

23 (45%)

11 (21%)


Somewhat disagree (3)

2 (4%)

1 (2%)

5 (10%)

4 (8%)


Strongly disagree (4)

0 (0%)

1 (2%)

0 (0%)

0 (0%)


Average score

1.5

1.7

1.6

1.4


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

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