According a recent survey, 78% of parents are opposed to their kid getting a tattoo. Why are they opposed? About half said they were concerned their kids would contract an infection, or diseases such as hepatitis or HIV, due to dirty needles. 50% were worried that a tattoo would decrease their chances of getting a good job. But 1 in 10 parents thought it would be O.K. By the way, 32% of opposing parents had tattoos themselves. Doh.!