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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the sample

From: Making sense of perceptions of risk of diseases and vaccinations: a qualitative study combining models of health beliefs, decision-making and risk perception

  Immunisation status
  Complete Incomplete Partial None
  n = 16 (%) n = 12 (%) n = 7 (%) n = 10 (%)
Family size
   1st or only child 8 (50) 0 (0) 3 (43) 4 (40)
   2 or more siblings 8 (50) 12 (100) 4 (67) 6 (60)
Income
   Health Care Card* 10 (63) 4 (33) 2 (29) 3 (30)
   No Health Care Card 6 (38) 8 (67) 5 (61) 7 (70)
Maternal education level
   Did not complete secondary school 5 (31) 6 (50) 3 (43) 1 (10)
   Completed secondary school 2 (13) 1 (8) 1 (14) 0 (0)
   Post secondary school qualifications 9 (56) 5 (42) 3 (43) 9 (90)
  1. *Indicator of low income