Development and Beta-Testing of the CONFIDENCE Intervention to Increase Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination
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AuthorsRyan, Grace W
Rosal, Milagros C
Lemon, Stephenie C
UMass Chan AffiliationsMorningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
Prevention Research Center
Document TypeJournal Article
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AbstractIntroduction: Innovative strategies are needed to improve pediatric COVID-19 vaccination rates. We describe the process for developing a clinic-based intervention, CONFIDENCE, to improve pediatric COVID-19 vaccine uptake and present results of our beta-test for feasibility and acceptability. Method: CONFIDENCE included communication training with providers, a poster campaign, and parent-facing educational materials. We assessed feasibility and acceptability through interviews and measured preliminary vaccine intention outcomes with a pre-post parent survey. Interviews were analyzed using rapid qualitative methods. We generated descriptive statistics for variables on the parent survey and used Fisher's exact test to assess pre-post differences. Results: Participating providers (n = 4) reported high levels of feasibility and acceptability. We observed positive trends in parents' (n = 69) reports of discussing vaccination with their provider and the parental decision to accept COVID-19 vaccination. Discussion: Our next steps will be to use more rigorous methods to establish the efficacy and effectiveness of the CONFIDENCE intervention.
SourceRyan GW, Goulding M, Borg A, Minkah P, Beeler A, Rosal MC, Lemon SC. Development and Beta-Testing of the CONFIDENCE Intervention to Increase Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination. J Pediatr Health Care. 2022 Nov 17:S0891-5245(22)00333-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2022.11.002. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36470798; PMCID: PMC9671697.
Permanent Link to this Itemhttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.14038/51647
Funding and AcknowledgementsThis work was supported by a cooperative agreement (no. 5-U48-DP-005031) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Grace W. Ryan was supported by National Cancer Institute (grant no. T32 CA172009 MG) was supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, the National Institutes of Health (no. TL1TR001454), and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institutes of Health (no. F31HL164126). Funders had no involvement in this project.
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