TABLE 3

Respondents’ Opinion and Knowledge Regarding Oral Vitamin K Prophylaxis, N = 110

Survey Questionn (%)
Do you feel that the national incidence of parents declining IM vitamin K is:
 Increasing58 (53)
 Staying the same24 (22)
 Decreasing5 (5)
 Unsure19 (17)
 Did not respond4 (4)
Oral vitamin K has been shown to decrease risk of early-onset VKDB.
 True41 (37)
 False31 (28)
 I do not know32 (29)
 Did not respond6 (5)
Oral vitamin K has been shown to normalize coagulation test results.
 True14 (13)
 False31 (28)
 I do not know59 (54)
 Did not respond6 (5)
Oral vitamin K is as effective as IM vitamin K at preventing late-onset VKDB.
 True4 (4)
 False77 (70)
 I do not know23 (21)
 Did not respond6 (5)