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Table 3 Voucher receipt, rubella antibody testing, and vaccination in fiscal year 2019 by individual characteristicsa

From: Factors associated with participation in an ongoing national catch-up campaign against rubella: a cross-sectional internet survey among 1680 adult men in Japan

Variable n Received a voucher
% (95% CI)
(n = 862)
Rubella antibody testing
% (95% CI)
(n = 435)
Rubella vaccination
% (95% CI)
(n = 101)
Total 1680 51.3 (48.9–53.7) 25.9 (23.8–28.1) 6.0 (4.9–7.3)
Understood the government recommendation
 Yes 962 76.9 (74.1–79.6) 41.7 (38.5–44.9) 10.2 (8.3–12.3)
 No 718 17.0 (14.3–19.9) 4.7 (3.3–6.6) 0.42 (0.09–1.2)
Aware of their lack of opportunity for rubella vaccination
 Yes 831 70.6 (67.4–73.7) 40.2 (36.8–43.6) 10.0 (8.0–12.2)
 No 849 32.4 (29.3–35.7) 11.9 (9.8–14.3) 2.1 (1.3–3.3)
Had acquaintances who received the rubella antibody test
 Yes 138 88.4 (81.9–93.2) 63.0 (54.4–71.1) 10.9 (6.2–17.3)
 No 1542 48.0 (45.5–50.5) 22.6 (20.5–24.7) 5.6 (4.5–6.8)
Able to confirm a rubella vaccination history
 Yes 360 70.3 (65.3–75.0) 41.9 (36.8–47.2) 11.9 (8.8–15.8)
 No 1320 46.1 (43.4–48.9) 21.5 (19.3–23.8) 4.4 (3.4–5.6)
Aware of congenital rubella syndrome
 Yes 913 64.4 (61.2–67.5) 35.3 (32.2–38.5) 8.0 (6.3–9.9)
 No 767 35.7 (32.3–39.2) 14.7 (12.3–17.4) 3.7 (2.4–5.2)
Smoking status
 Never 670 56.7 (52.9–60.5) 29.3 (25.8–32.9) 7.3 (5.5–9.6)
 Current 554 43.9 (39.7–48.1) 20.0 (16.8–23.6) 3.1 (1.8–4.9)
 Former 456 52.4 (47.7–57.1) 28.1 (24.0–32.4) 7.7 (5.4–10.5)
Partner’s current desire for pregnancy
 Yes 205 59.0 (52.0–65.8) 34.6 (28.1–41.6) 8.3 (4.9–12.9)
 No 1475 50.2 (47.7–52.8) 24.7 (22.5–27.0) 5.7 (4.6–7.0)
Current influenza vaccination
 Yes 572 64.7 (60.6–68.6) 39.7 (35.7–43.8) 10.5 (8.1–13.3)
 No 957 47.2 (44.0–50.5) 19.3 (16.9–22.0) 3.8 (2.6–5.2)
 Do not know 151 26.5 (19.6–34.3) 15.2 (9.9–22.0) 3.3 (1.1–7.6)
  1. CI Confidence interval
  2. aAmong men aged 41–47 years in Japan (n = 1680)
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