Table 1.

Sample characteristics

n (%)
Parent sample, N = 1,504N (%)
Panel
 Panel A515 (34)
 Panel B483 (32)
 Panel C506 (34)
Parent characteristics
 Sex
  Male668 (44)
  Female836 (56)
 Age (y)
  21–2934 (2)
  30–44809 (54)
  45–59617 (41)
  ≥6044 (3)
 Race
  White, non-Hispanic1,058 (70)
  Black, non-Hispanic135 (9)
  Other, non-Hispanica99 (7)
  Hispanic212 (14)
 Education
  High school degree or less576 (38)
  Some college, no degree390 (26)
  Bachelor's degree or higher538 (36)
 Marital status
  Married1,207 (80)
  Not married297 (20)
Household characteristics
 Income
  <$35K329 (22)
  $35K–<$75K470 (31)
  ≥$75K705 (47)
 MSA status
  Nonmetropolitan236 (16)
  Metropolitan1,268 (84)
 Region
  Northeast261 (17)
  Midwest393 (26)
  South499 (33)
  West351 (23)
Child characteristics
 Sex
  Male765 (51)
  Female739 (49)
 Age (y)
  11–12422 (28)
  13–14443 (29)
  15–17639 (42)
 HPV vaccination status
  0 doses809 (54)
  ≥1 doses695 (46)
Physician sample, n = 776
Personal characteristics
 Medical specialty
  Pediatrics410 (53)
  Family practice366 (47)
 Sex
  Male526 (68)
  Female250 (32)
 Years in practice
  ≤19352 (45)
  ≥20424 (55)
 Adolescent patients seen in typical week
  ≤9129 (17)
  10–24351 (45)
  ≥25296 (38)
 Vaccine doses through VFC
  ≤9%290 (37)
  10%–49%274 (35)
  ≥50%152 (20)
  Not sure60 (8)
Clinic or practice characteristics
 Type
  Private practice (solo, group, HMO)660 (85)
  Otherb116 (15)
 Total physicians
  1–4398 (51)
  5–9217 (28)
  ≥10161 (21)
 Region
  Northeast184 (24)
  Midwest165 (21)
  South275 (35)
  West152 (20)
  • NOTE: Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

  • Abbreviations: HMO, health maintenance organization; MSA, metropolitan statistical area; VFC, Vaccines for Children program.

  • aIncludes 39 participants who reported two or more races, non-Hispanic.

  • bIncludes hospital- and university-based clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and community, rural, migrant, Indian, military, public health, and school health clinics.