Social networks may shape parents' vaccination decisions

04/15/2013 | Family Practice News · Reuters

An online poll of 196 first-time parents in King County, Wash., showed substantial differences in vaccination attitudes between those who conformed with the recommended schedule and nonconformers. Researchers reported in the journal Pediatrics that 72% of people in the social networks of the nonconfomers recommended not following the schedule compared with 13% of people in the conformers' social networks.

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