Kimberly Coffey Foundation and Pfizer.
They were asked about meningococcal disease, group B meningococcal disease, and vaccines.
After learning that there are 2 different vaccines for
group B meningococcal disease and groups A, C, W and Y1:
of parents said before taking the
survey, they did not understand the
difference between group B
and other groups of
Nearly 9 out of 10 parents (89%)
said group B meningococcal disease
is something all parents should be
protecting their children against, but
only 30% of parents reported that
their teen or young adult was
vaccinated against group B
of parents said prior to the
survey, they didn't know or
weren't sure if there was one type
of meningococcal vaccine that helps protect against groups A, C, W, Y
as well as a different vaccine that
helps protect against MenB
Reference : 1. Data on file. Pfizer 2016.