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TABLE 1

Caregiver and Child Demographic Characteristics and Survey Responses

Unweighted %a (No.)Weightedb %
Influenza season   
 2017–2018 12.3 (257) — 
 2018–2019 87.7 (1829) — 
Child ethnicity   
 Hispanic or Latino 17.7 (255) 19.2 
 Not Hispanic or Latino 82.3 (1184) 80.8 
Child racec   
 White 64.7 (906) 63.8 
 Black 19.6 (274) 19.4 
 Asian 8.8 (123) 8.5 
 Other 6.9 (97) 8.4 
Child age   
 6–23 months 92.6 (1931) — 
 2–8 years old 7.4 (155) — 
Child gender   
 Female 48.6 (1013) — 
 Male 51.4 (1073) — 
Child health   
 Excellent 68.6 (984) 68.3 
 Very good, good, fair, or poor 31.4 (450) 31.7 
Child insurance type   
 Commercial insuranced 54.5 (1137) 54.5 
 Public insurance or uninsurede 45.5 (948) 45.5 
Caregiver relation to child   
 Mother 88.8 (1277) 88.7 
 Father, grandparent, or other 11.2 (161) 11.4 
Caregiver age   
 <30 years 34.6 (484) 34.5 
 30–34 years 35.9 (502) 35.4 
 35–39 years 22.0 (308) 22.0 
 ≥40 years 7.6 (106) 8.0 
Caregiver education   
 High school or less 22.3 (320) 23.3 
 Vocational school or some college 17.9 (257) 18.1 
 Associates or bachelors 36.3 (522) 35.6 
 Masters or doctorate 23.5 (338) 23.1 
Preferred language for text messages   
 English 92.5 (1930) — 
 Spanish 7.5 (156) — 
Unweighted %a (No.)Weightedb %
Influenza season   
 2017–2018 12.3 (257) — 
 2018–2019 87.7 (1829) — 
Child ethnicity   
 Hispanic or Latino 17.7 (255) 19.2 
 Not Hispanic or Latino 82.3 (1184) 80.8 
Child racec   
 White 64.7 (906) 63.8 
 Black 19.6 (274) 19.4 
 Asian 8.8 (123) 8.5 
 Other 6.9 (97) 8.4 
Child age   
 6–23 months 92.6 (1931) — 
 2–8 years old 7.4 (155) — 
Child gender   
 Female 48.6 (1013) — 
 Male 51.4 (1073) — 
Child health   
 Excellent 68.6 (984) 68.3 
 Very good, good, fair, or poor 31.4 (450) 31.7 
Child insurance type   
 Commercial insuranced 54.5 (1137) 54.5 
 Public insurance or uninsurede 45.5 (948) 45.5 
Caregiver relation to child   
 Mother 88.8 (1277) 88.7 
 Father, grandparent, or other 11.2 (161) 11.4 
Caregiver age   
 <30 years 34.6 (484) 34.5 
 30–34 years 35.9 (502) 35.4 
 35–39 years 22.0 (308) 22.0 
 ≥40 years 7.6 (106) 8.0 
Caregiver education   
 High school or less 22.3 (320) 23.3 
 Vocational school or some college 17.9 (257) 18.1 
 Associates or bachelors 36.3 (522) 35.6 
 Masters or doctorate 23.5 (338) 23.1 
Preferred language for text messages   
 English 92.5 (1930) — 
 Spanish 7.5 (156) — 

The caregivers that completed some sections of the demographic survey were 1439 of 2086 (69% of all eligible enrolled caregivers; 100% and 64.6% from 2017 to 2018 and 2018 to 2019 season, respectively). —, not applicable.

a

All percentages were rounded up, therefore, the total percentages may not equal 100%.

b

Weighted percentages account for the probability that the patient of a given age, gender, and text language preference answered the survey question. The weighted percentages are provided for items that were not answered by all survey participants in 2018 to 2019 season.

c

These questions and responses are in accordance to the US Census. “American Indian or Alaska Native” and “Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander” were collapsed into the “Other” category because of small sample size.

d

Twenty six participants had Tricare insurance and were categorized into Commercial.

e

Fifteen participants had no insurance and were categorized into Public Insurance or Uninsured.

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