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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of 619 children and their caregivers from Shanghai, 2014

From: Perceptions of measles, pneumonia, and meningitis vaccines among caregivers in Shanghai, China, and the health belief model: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Category Unweighted Count Weighted proportion (95% CI)
Caregiver relation Mother 405 64.5 (59.8, 69.3)
Father 156 27.6 (23.1, 32.2)
Other 57 7.8 (5.5, 10.1)
Parent’s agea <28 years 105 23.1 (18.3, 27.9)
28 to <31 years 142 28.0 (23.3, 32.8)
31 to <34 years 129 24.5 (19.9, 29.1)
≥35 years 144 24.3 (19.9, 28.8)
Caregiver’s education ≤Middle school 142 24.2 (19.9, 28.6)
≤High school 93 17.8 (13.8, 21.8)
Some college 153 23.3 (19.4, 27.3)
College graduate 227 34.6 (30.1, 39.2)
Family monthly income <4000 RMB 109 19.1 (15.1, 23.1)
4000 to <6000 RMB 142 23.9 (19.6, 28.2)
6000 to <10,000 RMB 156 26.8 (22.4, 31.2)
≥10,000 RMB 208 30.2 (25.9, 34.5)
Child’s sex Male 324 51.3 (46.4, 56.2)
Female 292 48.7 (43.8, 53.6)
Child’s residency Local 315 43.2 (38.5, 47.8)
Non-local 303 56.8 (52.2, 61.5)
Township urbanicity Urban 203 31.3 (26.9, 35.7)
Suburban 415 68.7 (64.3, 73.1)
Pneumococcal vaccination Yes 170 25.2 (21.0, 29.3)
No 448 74.8 (70.7, 79.0)
Measles vaccination Yes 609 98.8 (98.0, 99.7)
No 9 1.2 (0.3, 2.0)
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. aOnly for mothers and fathers