Skip to main content

Table 4 Midwife response to the perceived behavioural control items in questionnaire

From: The knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of midwives on the vaccination coverage rates in Perth’s Aboriginal children

Statement n Response Options Frequency %
I feel confident with my knowledge of the childhood vaccinations given to Aboriginal children (birth–4 years). 54 Agree 30 55.6
Uncertain 6 11.1
Disagree 18 33.3
I find that I don’t have the time in my workday to follow up on siblings who are overdue for their vaccinations. 50 Agree 25 50.0
Uncertain 17 34.0
Disagree 8 16.0
It would help my clinical practice if I was given regular data updates on the rate of fully vaccinated Aboriginal children in the (geographical) area that I work in. 53 Agree 27 50.9
Uncertain 0 0
Disagree 26 49.1
Regarding the previous question, if you answered yes, how frequently would you like to receive the data if possible? 27 Yearly 3 11.1
Six monthly 6 22.2
Quarterly 11 40.8
Monthly 4 14.8
Fortnightly 3 11.1
I feel comfortable raising the subject of Aboriginality status with parents of newborn babies and siblings. 53 Agree 41 77.4
Uncertain 4 7.5
Disagree 8 15.1
At my workplace, the technical resources prevent me from providing a more efficient immunisation service. 50 Agree 12 24.0
Uncertain 19 38.0
Disagree 19 38.0
In my workplace we use the same protocols and strategies to maximise the proportion of fully vaccinated Aboriginal children as we do with non-Aboriginal children 56 Agree 45 80.4
Uncertain 6 10.7
Disagree 5 8.9