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"Many Canadian parents are asking: Why should I immunize my child against COVID-19, and is it safe to do so? With children 12-17 years now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, and vaccines soon to be approved for children less than 12 years, it is important to know what influences parents' decision of whether to seek immunization for their children. This presentation will discuss these issues and report on results of a national survey of parents of various identities and backgrounds regarding their perceptions about COVID-19 disease and vaccines, and characteristics that influence their intention to immunize their children less than 18 years old. By the end of this presentation, participants will:

1. Be aware of the influences on parents’ decision regarding COVID-19 immunization for their children

2. Recognize how these influences may differ for parents across various identities and backgrounds

3. Understand the implications for the promotion of vaccine confidence/uptake in children and parents" - Children's Healthcare Canada

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Influences on parent decision making regarding COVID-19 immunization for their children

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