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Table 3 Reasons for not wanting an influenza vaccination in unvaccinated women and factors for future vaccination during pregnancy

From: Influenza vaccination during pregnancy and influencing factors in Korea: A multicenter questionnaire study of pregnant women and obstetrics and gynecology doctors

Reasons for not wanting influenza vaccination in unvaccinated women (multiple responses) (Total responders, n = 73)
Not knowing the importance of vaccine 48 (66%)
Not knowing the importance of vaccine + Distrust of effect 1 (1%)
Not knowing the importance of vaccine + Fear of side effects 1 (1%)
Not knowing the importance of vaccine + Others 23 (32%)
Major influencing factors for future vaccination during pregnancy (multiple responses) (Total responders, n = 92)
OBGYNa doctors 81 (88%)
Other medical doctorsb 4 (2.1%)
Family or friends 4 (2.1%)
TV/radio/paper/internet 9 (9.8%)
Free vaccination program 16 (17.4%)
Pediatric doctors 8 (8.7%)
  1. aOBGYN, obstetrics and gynecology; bOther medical doctors, medical doctors other than OBGYN or pediatric doctors