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Table 1 Participant characteristics (n = 3276)

From: Personality and individual attitudes toward vaccination: a nationally representative survey in the United States

Characteristics Mean (SD) Frequency (%)
Age 46.9 (17.6)  
Sex
 Men   49
 Women   51
Race
 White   70
 Black   11
 Hispanic   12
 Others   7
 Income 15.8 (8.1)  
 Years of education 10.7 (2.4)  
Insurance status
 Yes   90
 No   10
Liberal ideology 3.9 (1.5)  
Personality traits
 Extraversion 8.4 (2.8)  
 Agreeableness 10.3 (2.3)  
 Conscientiousness 11.3 (2.3)  
 Emotional stability 9.8 (2.6)  
 Openness to experience 10.0 (2.2)  
Support for school vaccination
 Oppose a great deal   4
 Oppose a moderate amount   3
 Oppose a little   1
 Neither favor nor oppose   15
 Favor a little   3
 Favor a moderate amount   17
 Favor a great deal   57
Attitude toward health benefits of vaccination
 Risks much greater   2
 Risk moderately greater   7
 Risk slightly greater   3
 No difference   16
 Benefits slightly greater   8
 Benefits moderately greater   20
 Benefits much greater   44