Faculty Advisor(s)

Shane Tilton, Ph. D
Ohio Northern University
Communication and Media Studies
s-tilton@onu.edu

Document Type

Video

Start Date

24-4-2020 9:00 AM

Description

Vaccines are a crucial part of keeping society healthy, each year 50,000 people in the United States die from vaccine-preventable diseases. Many people who choose not to vaccinate their children often do not have a proper education on the importance and science behind vaccines. We will better able to reform vaccine education if it is better understood where we stand with vaccine education. The rationale is that everyone should receive the information they need to make an educated decision about vaccinations. In this study, the effects of college major, age, and gender are being investigated to see if there are common themes among those and the knowledge of vaccination they have and the likelihood of them to seek out more information about vaccines.

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Evaluation of Vaccine Education within College Students

Vaccines are a crucial part of keeping society healthy, each year 50,000 people in the United States die from vaccine-preventable diseases. Many people who choose not to vaccinate their children often do not have a proper education on the importance and science behind vaccines. We will better able to reform vaccine education if it is better understood where we stand with vaccine education. The rationale is that everyone should receive the information they need to make an educated decision about vaccinations. In this study, the effects of college major, age, and gender are being investigated to see if there are common themes among those and the knowledge of vaccination they have and the likelihood of them to seek out more information about vaccines.