U.S. adults who thought vaccines were more dangerous than disease in 2001 to 2019

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults in 2001, 2015, and 2019 who thought vaccines were more dangerous than the diseases they act against. In 2019, 11 percent of U.S. adults were of the opinion that vaccines are more dangerous than the diseases they act against.

Percentage of U.S. adults who thought vaccines were more dangerous than the diseases they are supposed to prevent in 2001, 2015, and 2019

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Source

Release date

2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2001, 2015, and 2019

Number of respondents

over 1,000

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Original question: Do you think vaccines are more dangerous than the diseases they are designed to prevent, or not?
Figures may not equal 100 percent due to rounding.

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