Confidence in vaccination recommendations and approvals in the U.S. in 2008 and 2018

This statistic depicts the percentage of U.S. adults who were confident in the vaccination approval and recommendation system in the United States in 2008 and 2018. According to the data, in 2018 and 2008, 32 percent of respondents indicated that they were very confident in the vaccination system in the U.S.

Percentage of U.S. adults who were confident in the U.S. system of evaluating the safety of vaccinations and recommendations in the U.S. in 2008 and 2018

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Release date

May 2018


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: "How confident are you in our current system in the U.S. for evaluating the safety of vaccines and recommendations for when they should be given?"

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