Little is known about the vaccine-related health behaviors of healthy individuals. We surveyed healthy individuals attending a vaccine center to define the reasons behind vaccine declination when the vaccine is warranted under current guidance. Declination due to perceived risks of the vaccines were by far the most common rationale, suggesting continued need for public health educational campaigns.
Wiemken, Timothy L.; Ramirez, Julio A.; and Carrico, Ruth M.
"Reasons for vaccine declination in healthy individuals attending an international vaccine and travel clinic,"
Journal of Refugee & Global Health: Vol. 2
, Article 2.
Available at: https://ir.library.louisville.edu/rgh/vol2/iss1/2
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