U.S. adults who felt the government should require childhood vaccinations 1991-2019

In 2019, 62 percent of U.S. adults felt that the government should require children to get vaccinated against contagious diseases like measles, versus 81 percent in 1991. The statistic illustrates the percentage of U.S. adults who thought the government should require vaccinations for children in 1991 and 2019.

Percentage of U.S. adults who thought the government should require vaccinations for children in 1991 and 2019

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Release date

2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

1991 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 the government should require all parents to have their children vaccinated against contagious diseases such as measles, or do you think that's something the government should stay out of?
Figures may not equal 100 percent due to rounding.

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