Irene A Harmsen
Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Country: The Netherlands
- Factors that influence vaccination decision-making by parents who visit an anthroposophical child welfare center: a focus group studyIrene A Harmsen
Center for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, the Netherlands Department of Work and Social Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Adv Prev Med 2012:175694. 2012..This may satisfy parents' information needs and enable them to make a sufficiently informed choice whether or not to vaccinate their child...
- Parental information-seeking behaviour in childhood vaccinationsIrene A Harmsen
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, P, O, Box 1 3720, BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
BMC Public Health 13:1219. 2013..Insight into the types and sources of vaccine related information that parents use, and reasons why they seek extra information is needed to improve the existing information supply about childhood vaccinations...
- Psychosocial determinants of parents' intention to vaccinate their newborn child against hepatitis BIrene A Harmsen
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, PO Box 1, 3720 BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Vaccine 30:4771-7. 2012..To further sustain parents' positive attitudes towards hepatitis B vaccination, educational campaigns should strengthen the benefits of vaccination along with emphasizing the child's risk to hepatitis B infection...
- Why parents refuse childhood vaccination: a qualitative study using online focus groupsIrene A Harmsen
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, P, O, Box 1, 3720, BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
BMC Public Health 13:1183. 2013..As no qualitative studies have explored the factors behind these decisions among Dutch parents, we performed a study using online focus groups...
- Consistency between stated and revealed preferences: a discrete choice experiment and a behavioural experiment on vaccination behaviour comparedMattijs S Lambooij
National Institute of Health and the Environment, Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, P O Box 1 3720, Bilthoven, BA, The Netherlands
BMC Med Res Methodol 15:19. 2015..The aim of this paper is to compare the stated preferences in a DCE and the accompanying questionnaire with the revealed preferences of young parents who have to decide whether to vaccinate their new born child against hepatitis B...