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Table 2 Weighted results of MenB vaccine awareness and recommendation channels

From: Parental awareness and utilization of meningococcal serogroup B vaccines in the United States

  Aware and Vaccinated/ Intend to Vaccinate Aware but Do Not Intend to Vaccinate P Value Aware and Vaccinated Aware and Intend to Vaccinate P Value
How did you first become aware of the MenB vaccine?
 Through HCP (e.g., physician or nurse) 74% 63% 0.045 80% 62% 0.008
 Others (e.g., child, family member, friends, coworker, school) 14% 10% 0.429 13% 15% 0.629
 Commercial (e.g., on TV, news in media) 13% 26% 0.001 7% 18% 0.007
HCP ever recommended MenB vaccine (yes) 82% 48% < 0.0001 91% 64% < 0.0001
Type of HCP who recommended MenB vaccinea
 Physician 90% 84% 0.272 90% 89% 0.809
 Nurse 15% 11% 0.540 14% 15% 0.947
 Medical assistant 1% 7% 0.037 1% 2% 0.611
 Pharmacist 3% 1% 0.463 2% 7% 0.077
 Other 3% 0% 0.202 4% 1% 0.324
  1. HCP healthcare provider, MenB meningococcal serogroup B
  2. aThis survey question was given to a subset of responders who received a vaccine recommendation from their HCP
  3. P < 0.05 is indicated in bold font to denote statistical significance