|Criteria for role assignment in dyadic decision to get vaccinated|
|Criteria||·Parent and/or son explicitly stated parent made decision on own.||·Son asked questions and/or was engaged in the conversation, and the parent stated their opinion or gave an answer to the doctor.||·Parent explicitly stated that they let their son make the decision.|
|·Parent gave the answer to the physician without any attempt to include their son in the decision.||·Parent explicitly asked for son’s opinion||·Son explicitly stated that he made the decision alone.|
|Example Quote||Q2.1I looked at him and he looked at me and I said, “You’re gonna get that.” I mean, it wasn’t even a question. He’s 15 years old (Female, 35 years old).||Q2.2My mom looked at me and asked me if I wanted it and I said yea. Then my mom said yea (Son, 15 years old).||Q2.3Interviewer: Who do you think made the decision?|
|Interviewer: So, what kinds of things were going through your head when you decided that?|
|Son: I don’t want to get no shot right now (Son, 16 years old).|
Alexander et al.
Alexander et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:192 doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-192