Reasons for not receiving a flu vaccine among U.S. university students as of 2017

This statistic shows the the reasons college students in the United States gave for not getting a flu vaccine in 2017. In 2017, 36 percent of students surveyed felt they were healthy enough and did not need a flu vaccine.

Percentage of U.S. college students who gave the following reasons for not getting a flu vaccine as of 2017

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Release date

December 2017


United States

Survey time period

October 12 to 31, 2017

Number of respondents

1,005 respondents

Age group

18-24 years

Special properties

Students currently attending a 2-year or 4-year college or university

Method of interview

Online survey

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