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Table 5 Midwife response to the intention 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 provide new parents with the contact details of vaccination providers in their area of residence prior to discharge. 52 Agree 41 78.8
Uncertain 3 5.8
Disagree 8 15.4
An Aboriginal Health Worker visits new parents to discuss vaccination prior to discharge. 52 Agree 17 32.7
Uncertain 20 38.5
Disagree 15 28.8
I offer vaccinations to siblings of Aboriginal babies that I see in my workplace. 49 Agree 5 10.2
Uncertain 7 14.3
Disagree 37 75.5
It is important to discuss childhood vaccinations with new parents prior to discharge. 55 Agree 55 100
Uncertain 0 0
Disagree 0 0
I use specific techniques or hospital protocols to ensure that Aboriginal women are comfortable during their hospital stay. 52 Agree 30 57.7
Uncertain 0 0
Disagree 22 42.3