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Table 2 Descriptive statistics Stage 1: Awareness of MPV (overall aware N = 576)

From: How to increase awareness of additional vaccinations; the case of maternal pertussis vaccination

  Pregnant (N = 358) Non-pregnant (N = 584)
Aware (N = 248 (69.3)) Unaware (N = 110 (30.7)) Aware (N = 328 (56.2)) Unaware (N = 256 (43.8))
Age (M, Sd) 31.1 (5.6) 30.3 (4.6) 32.2 (4.1) 32.6 (4.3)
Ethnicity (N, %)
 Dutch 227 (91.5) 105 (95.5) 309 (94.2) 243 (94.9)
 Other 21 (8.5) 5 (4.5) 19 (5.8) 13 (5.1)
Education (N, %)
 Low 27 (10.9) 10 (9.1) 31 (9.5) 15 (5.9)
 Middle 71 (28.6) 26 (23.6) 65 (19.8) 66 (25.8)
 High 150 (60.5) 74 (67.3) 232 (70.7) 175 (68.4)
Occupation as a HCW (N, %)
 Yes 91 (36.7) 34 (30.9) 139 (42.4) 76 (29.7)**
 No 157 (63.3) 76 (69.1) 189 (57.6) 180 (70.3)**
One or more children (N, %)
 Yes 159 (64.1) 54 (49.1)** 328 (100) 256 (100)
 No 89 (35.9) 56 (50. 9) N/A N/A
Information source (N, %)   N/A   N/A
 Midwife 121 (48.8)   129 (39.3)  
 GP 36 (14.5)   28 (8.5)  
 Municipal public health services 32 (12.9)   17 (5.2)  
 Gynaecologist 18 (7.3)   28 (8.5)  
 Youth health care worker 22 (8.9)   12 (3.7)  
 Public Health Institute 22 (8.9)   46 (14.0)  
 Government 22 (8.9)   23 (7.0)  
 Pregnant women 45 (18.1)   69 (21.0)  
 Other 49 (19.8)   91 (27.7)  
Information type (N, %)   N/A   N/A
 Consultation HCW 86 (34.7)   99 (30.2)  
 Information flyer about MPV 75 (30.2)   78 (23.8)  
 Website of Public Health Institute 40 (16.1)   66 (20.1)  
 Internet 86 (34.7)   114 (34.8)  
 Social media 27 (10.9)   41 (12.5)  
 Traditional media 18 (7.3)   45 (13.7)  
 Centering pregnancy 20 (8.1)   31 (9.5)  
 Other 24 (9.7)   34 (10.4)  
Information need (N, %) N/A   N/A  
 Yes   94 (85.5)   199 (77.7)
 No   16 (14.5)   57 (22.3)
Information source (N, %)a N/A   N/A  
 Midwife   65 (69.1)   150 (75.4)
 GP   11 (11.7)   3 (1.5)
 Municipal public health services   3 (3.2)   3 (1.5)
 Gynaecologist   9 (9.6)   26 (13.1)
 Youth health care worker   1 (1.1)   6 (3.0)
 Public Health Institute   2 (2.1)   8 (4.0)
 Government    3 (1.5)
 Pregnant women   2 (2.1)  
 Other   1 (1.1)  
Information type (N, %)a N/A   N/A  
 Consultation HCW   38 (40.4)   88 (44.2)
 Information flyer about MPV   38 (40.4)   86 (43.2)
 Additional overall information flyer   10 (10.6)   21 (10.6)
 Website of Public Health Institute   3 (3.2)   1 (0.5)
 Through e-mail   3 (3.2)   2 (1.0)
 Through Mobile app   1 (1.1)  
 Government campaign    1 (0.5)
 Other   1 (1.1)  
  1. a routing only when need for information was yes. M = Mean; Sd = standard deviation; N = number of participants; % = percentage of participants; N/A = not applicable. * p < .05; ** p < .01