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Web-based Social Media Intervention to Increase Vaccine Acceptance: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Overview of attention for article published in Pediatrics, November 2017
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Mentioned by

news
92 news outlets
blogs
4 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
198 tweeters
facebook
10 Facebook pages

Citations

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23 Dimensions

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132 Mendeley
Title
Web-based Social Media Intervention to Increase Vaccine Acceptance: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Published in
Pediatrics, November 2017
DOI 10.1542/peds.2017-1117
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Authors

Jason M. Glanz, Nicole M. Wagner, Komal J. Narwaney, Courtney R. Kraus, Jo Ann Shoup, Stanley Xu, Sean T. O’Leary, Saad B. Omer, Kathy S. Gleason, Matthew F. Daley

Abstract

Interventions to address vaccine hesitancy and increase vaccine acceptance are needed. This study sought to determine if a Web-based, social media intervention increases early childhood immunization. A 3-arm, randomized controlled trial was conducted in Colorado from September 2013 to July 2016. Participants were pregnant women, randomly assigned (3:2:1) to a Web site with vaccine information and interactive social media components (VSM), a Web site with vaccine information (VI), or usual care (UC). Vaccination was assessed in infants of participants from birth to age 200 days. The primary outcome was days undervaccinated, measured as a continuous and dichotomous variable. Infants of 888 participants were managed for 200 days. By using a nonparametric rank-based analysis, mean ranks for days undervaccinated were significantly lower in the VSM arm versus UC (P = .02) but not statistically different between the VI and UC (P = .08) or between VSM and VI arms (P = .63). The proportions of infants up-to-date at age 200 days were 92.5, 91.3, and 86.6 in the VSM, VI, and UC arms, respectively. Infants in the VSM arm were more likely to be up-to-date than infants in the UC arm (odds ratio [OR] = 1.92; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.07-3.47). Up-to-date status was not statistically different between VI and UC arms (OR = 1.62; 95% CI, 0.87-3.00) or between the VSM and VI arms (OR = 1.19, 95% CI, 0.70-2.03). Providing Web-based vaccine information with social media applications during pregnancy can positively influence parental vaccine behaviors.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 132 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 29 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 14%
Student > Bachelor 16 12%
Researcher 15 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 10%
Other 23 17%
Unknown 17 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 41 31%
Nursing and Health Professions 14 11%
Social Sciences 13 10%
Psychology 9 7%
Computer Science 3 2%
Other 19 14%
Unknown 33 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 883. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 January 2020.
All research outputs
#5,751
of 14,131,076 outputs
Outputs from Pediatrics
#68
of 12,890 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#264
of 318,353 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Pediatrics
#1
of 177 outputs
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