Table 3.

Relative persuasiveness of reasons for HPV vaccination, overall and by vaccination confidence

OverallLow vaccination confidenceHigh vaccination confidence
βSERankβSERankβSERank
Cancer prevention2.070.031st1.780.041st2.300.031st
Infection prevention0.680.022nd0.700.042nd0.660.033rd
Lasting benefits0.670.023rd0.660.043rd0.670.032nd
Safety0.410.024th0.340.044th0.450.034th
Best age0.040.025th0.030.045th0.040.035th
Before sex−0.050.026th−0.110.046th0.000.036th
Personal endorsement−0.490.027th−0.440.048th−0.520.037th
Fewer shots−0.600.028th−0.400.047th−0.740.039th
Scientific breakthrough−0.670.029th−0.610.049th−0.730.038th
My own child−0.980.0210th−0.890.0410th−1.040.0310th
Due for it−1.080.0211th−1.050.0411th−1.110.0311th
  • NOTE: Shading indicates difference from overall ranking.