U.S. adult thoughts on the importance of vaccines to societal health as of 2018

This statistic depicts the percentage of U.S. adults that felt select ways about the importance of vaccinations to the health of society as of 2018. According to the data, 2 percent of respondents indicated that vaccinations were "not at all important" to the health of society.

Percentage of U.S. adults that believed vaccines were important to the health of society as of 2018

Percentage of respondents
Very important70%
Somewhat important22%
Not too important4%
Not at all important2%
Don't know/ refused2%
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Sources

Release date

May 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 2018

Number of respondents

1,004 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Thinking about the common vaccines available today such as polio, tetanus, measles, and flue, how important do you believe vaccines are to the health of our society today?"

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