Individual Study / Hamama-Raz et al.; Isr J Health Policy Res. 2016

Parental Regret Regarding Children's vaccines-The Correlation Between Anticipated Regret, Altruism, Coping Strategies and Attitudes Toward Vaccines

Parental Regret Regarding Children's vaccines-The Correlation Between Anticipated Regret, Altruism, Coping Strategies and Attitudes Toward Vaccines

Initiatives -
This study aimed to explore regret regarding parental decisions to vaccinate their children via possible correlations between anticipated regret, altruism, coping strategies, and parents' attitudes toward the vaccination of their children. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2014
End Year
2014
Funding
The study was not supported by any external funding.

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort

Marker Paper

Hamama-Raz Y, Ginossar-David E, Ben-Ezra M. Parental regret regarding children's vaccines-The correlation between anticipated regret, altruism, coping strategies and attitudes toward vaccines. Isr J Health Policy Res. 2016;5:55. Published 2016 Nov 7. doi:10.1186/s13584-016-0116-1

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
314
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

The study was conducted during 2014 in Israel. Data were collected via snowballing methodology (i.e., Internet forums, Facebook and e- mails). 314 parents of children ages 0-6 years participated in the study. Questionnaires were distributed and completed on-line including attitudes toward vaccines, altruism, coping strategies, regret and anticipated regret.
Selection Criteria
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Israel
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population

Number of participants

Number of participants
314
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
The study was conducted during 2014 in Israel. Data were collected via snowballing methodology (i.e., Internet forums, Facebook and e- mails). 314 parents of children ages 0-6 years participated in the study. Questionnaires were distributed and completed on-line including attitudes toward vaccines, altruism, coping strategies, regret and anticipated regret.
Start Date
2014-01
End Date
2014-02
Data sources
  • Mobile data collection
    • Mobile phone
    • Smartphone
    • Tablet/laptop
  • Social media
    • Facebook