Education and Vaccination’s Inverse Relationship
"Mothers with more income and education may be less likely to keep their children’s immunizations up-to-date, a large new study finds."
Children’s Immunization Status Worsens as Mothers’ Income, Education Rise, 05-Jan-2007, NewsWise
"Results. Lower maternal educational levels and low socioeconomic status were associated with higher 4:3:1:3 series completion rates."
Kim SS, et al Effects of Maternal and Provider Characteristics on Up-to-Date Immunization Status of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months. Am J Public Health 2006 Dec 28.
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Since the 1960's, the statistics have shown that the more educated a parent is, the less likely they are to vaccinate their children. WAVE's monthly newsletter is meant to open intelligent discourse by presenting vaccine facts, information, news, and commentary.
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Dan Schultz, DC