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 180 36.9 2.5 31.9 41.8
Doctor did not recommend it 16 3.5 1.0 1.6 5.5
Did not know that child should be vaccinated 9 1.3 0.5 0.4 2.3
Flu is not that serious 9 1.7 0.6 0.4 2.9
Child had the flu already this flu season 4 0.8 0.4 0.0 1.6
Side effects/can cause flu 37 6.6 1.2 4.3 8.9
Does not work 32 7.0 1.3 4.4 9.6
Plan to get child vaccinated later this flu season 39 7.4 1.4 4.7 10.1
Flu vaccination costs too much 8 2.3 0.9 0.6 4.1
Inconvenient to get vaccinated 29 6.8 1.4 4.0 9.7
Saving vaccine for people who need it more 2 0.7 0.5 0.0 1.8
Tried to find vaccine, but could not get it 7 1.0 0.5 0.1 1.9
Not eligible to receive vaccine 9 1.5 0.5 0.5 2.5
Other 7 1.2 0.5 0.3 2.2
Have not got around to it/didnít get it 41 7.1 1.3 4.6 9.7
Parent does not believe/approve, or is against, flu shots 53 10.5 1.7 7.1 13.8
Age is too young 7 1.9 0.8 0.2 3.5
Decision left to child who refused 13 1.8 0.5 0.7 2.8

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