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Table 2 Parental knowledge about pertussis

From: Protecting newborns from pertussis – the challenge of complete cocooning

Questionnaire filled in by (N) Birth year 2012 Birth year 2013 Overall
Mother Father both other unknown Subtotal Mother Father both other Unknown Subtotal Total
  301 27 95 1 2 426 310 32 111 1 4 458 884
Question 1 a  
N (%) correct answers 144 (48) 8 (30) 38 (40) 0 (0) 0 (0) 190 (45) 164 (53) 11 (34) 71 (64) 0 (0) 4 (100) 250 (55) 440 (50)
Question 2 b  
N (%) correct answers 214 (71) 20 (74) 60 (63) 1 (100) 0 (0) 295 (69) 227 (73) 17 (53) 77 (69) 1 (100) 4 (100) 326 (71) 621 (70)
Question 3 c  
N (%) correct answers 189 (63) 15 (56) 52 (55) 1 (100) 1 (50) 258 (61) 205 (66) 18 (56) 77 (69) 1 (100) 4 (100) 305 (67) 563 (64)
  1. aHow well are newborns protected against pertussis?
  2. bFor which age group is pertussis most dangerous?
  3. cWhat is the most common source of infection for pertussis in newborn?