What is the MAIN reason [Fill: he/she] has not received
a flu vaccination for this current flu season?

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error 95% Confidence Limit
Lower Upper
Child does not need it 402 38.6 1.8 35.0 42.1
Doctor did not recommend it 47 4.6 0.8 3.0 6.2
Did not know that child should be vaccinated 19 1.8 0.5 0.9 2.7
Flu is not that serious 8 1.0 0.4 0.2 1.8
Child had the flu already this flu season 9 0.8 0.3 0.2 1.3
Side effects/can cause flu 77 7.5 0.9 5.7 9.4
Does not work 77 8.3 1.0 6.3 10.3
Plan to get child vaccinated later this flu season 72 7.3 1.0 5.4 9.2
Flu vaccination costs too much 18 1.9 0.5 0.9 2.9
Inconvenient to get vaccinated 65 5.8 0.8 4.2 7.4
Saving vaccine for people who need it more 2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.4
Tried to find vaccine, but could not get it 16 1.4 0.4 0.6 2.1
Not eligible to receive vaccine 19 2.0 0.6 0.9 3.1
Have not got around to it/didnít get it 71 6.8 1.0 4.8 8.8
Parent does not believe/approve/is against flu shots 63 6.4 0.9 4.6 8.1
Age is too young 14 1.4 0.5 0.5 2.3
Decision left to child who refused 20 1.1 0.3 0.5 1.6
Do not trust vaccine 9 1.1 0.4 0.3 1.9
Child has needle phobia/anxiety 13 1.0 0.4 0.3 1.7
Unsure if child has been given shot 8 0.7 0.3 0.1 1.3
Not Parent, it is up to them 5 0.5 0.3 0.0 1.0

Among randomly selected children aged 6 months - 17 years
who have not had a seasonal flu vaccination
in the past 12 months, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
Weighted to represent children in population.
 
 
On Questionnaire Split B