U.S. adults that believed vaccines were important for societal health 2008 and 2018

This statistic depicts the percentage of U.S. adults that felt vaccinations were important to the health of society in 2008 and 2018. According to the data, in 2008, 80 percent of respondents felt that vaccinations were very important. As of 2018, just 70 percent of respondents felt that vaccines were very important.

Percentage of U.S. adults that believed vaccines were important to the health of society in 2008 and 2018

20182008
Very important70%80%
Somewhat important22%17%
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Sources

Release date

May 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 2008 and 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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