- About this Journal ·
- Abstracting and Indexing ·
- Aims and Scope ·
- Article Processing Charges ·
- Author Guidelines ·
- Bibliographic Information ·
- Citations to this Journal ·
- Contact Information ·
- Editorial Board ·
- Editorial Workflow ·
- Free eTOC Alerts ·
- Publication Ethics ·
- Recently Accepted Articles ·
- Reviewers Acknowledgment ·
- Submit a Manuscript ·
- Subscription Information ·
- Table of Contents
Advances in Preventive Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 932741, 8 pages
Parents’ Source of Vaccine Information and Impact on Vaccine Attitudes, Beliefs, and Nonmedical Exemptions
1Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
2Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health and Emory Vaccine Center, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
3Department of International Health, Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Received 13 July 2012; Revised 5 September 2012; Accepted 7 September 2012
Academic Editor: John Iskander
Copyright © 2012 Abbey M. Jones et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
- “Impact of vaccines universally recommended for children—United States, 1990–1998,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), vol. 48, no. 12, pp. 243–248.
- “Ten great public health achievements—United States, 1900–1999,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), vol. 48, no. 12, pp. 241–243.
- S. W. Roush, T. V. Murphy, M. M. Basket et al., “Historical comparisons of morbidity and mortality for vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States,” Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 298, no. 18, pp. 2155–2163, 2007.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “National and state vaccination coverage among children aged 19–35 months—United States, 2010,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), vol. 60, no. 34, pp. 1157–1163, 2011.
- W. A. Orenstein and A. R. Hinman, “The immunization system in the United States—the role of school immunization laws,” Vaccine, vol. 17, supplement 3, pp. S19–S24, 1999.
- “National, state, and local area vaccination coverage among children aged 19–35 months—United States, 2009,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), vol. 59, no. 36, pp. 1171–1177, 2010.
- S. B. Omer, W. K. Y. Pan, N. A. Halsey et al., “Nonmedical exemptions to school immunization requirements: secular trends and association of state policies with pertussis incidence,” Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 296, no. 14, pp. 1757–1763, 2006.
- S. B. Omer, K. S. Enger, L. H. Moulton, N. A. Halsey, S. Stokley, and D. A. Salmon, “Geographic clustering of nonmedical exemptions to school immunization requirements and associations with geographic clustering of pertussis,” American Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 168, no. 12, pp. 1389–1396, 2008.
- A. Kennedy, J. Glasser, V. Covello, and D. Gust, “Development of vaccine risk communication messages using risk comparisons and mathematical modeling,” Journal of Health Communication, vol. 13, no. 8, pp. 793–807, 2008.
- Nielsen//NetRatings, “Three out of four Americans have access to the Internet, according to Nielsen//NetRatings,” March 18 2004, http://www.nielsen-online.com/pr/pr_040318.pdf.
- National Cancer Institute, “HINTS: Question details,” 2003, http://hints.cancer.gov/question-details.aspx?dataset=2003&qid=772&qdid=877.
- P. Graham, Web 2.0, November 2005, http://www.paulgraham.com/web20.html.
- J. Musser and T. O'Reilly, “O'Reilly radar report: Web 2.0 principles and best practices,” Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly Media, 2006.
- H. O. Witteman and B. J. Zikmund-Fisher, “The defining characteristics of Web 2.0 and their potential influence in the online vaccination debate,” Vaccine, vol. 30, no. 25, pp. 3734–3740, 2012.
- A.-L. McRee, P. L. Reiter, and N. T. Brewer, “Parents’ internet use for information about HPV vaccine,” Vaccine, vol. 30, no. 25, pp. 3757–3762, 2012.
- P. Robichaud, S. Hawken, L. Beard, et al., “Vaccine-critical videos on YouTube and their impact on medical students’ attitudes about seasonal influenza immunization: a pre and post study,” Vaccine, vol. 30, no. 25, pp. 3763–3770, 2012.
- S. J. Bean, “Emerging and continuing trends in vaccine opposition website content,” Vaccine, vol. 29, no. 10, pp. 1874–1880, 2011.
- P. Davies, S. Chapman, and J. Leask, “Antivaccination activists on the world wide web,” Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol. 87, no. 1, pp. 22–25, 2002.
- R. M. Wolfe and L. K. Sharp, “Vaccination or immunization? The impact of search terms on the internet,” Journal of Health Communication, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 537–551, 2005.
- R. M. Wolfe, L. K. Sharp, and M. S. Lipsky, “Content and design attributes of antivaccination web sites,” Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 287, no. 24, pp. 3245–3248, 2002.
- A. Kata, “Anti-vaccine activists, Web 2.0, and the postmodern paradigm—an overview of tactics and tropes used online by the anti-vaccination movement,” Vaccine, vol. 30, no. 25, pp. 3778–3789, 2012.
- D. A. Salmon, L. H. Moulton, S. B. Omer, M. P. DeHart, S. Stokley, and N. A. Halsey, “Factors associated with refusal of childhood vaccines among parents of school-aged children: a case-control study,” Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, vol. 159, no. 5, pp. 470–476, 2005.
- D. A. Salmon, L. H. Moulton, S. B. Omer et al., “Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of school nurses and personnel and associations with nonmedical immunization exemptions,” Pediatrics, vol. 113, no. 6, pp. e552–e559, 2004.
- G. L. Freed, S. J. Clark, A. T. Butchart, D. C. Singer, and M. M. Davis, “Sources and perceived credibility of vaccine-safety information for parents,” Pediatrics, vol. 127, no. 1, supplement 1, pp. S107–S112, 2011.
- A. Kennedy, M. Basket, and K. Sheedy, “Vaccine attitudes, concerns, and information sources reported by parents of young children: results from the 2009 HealthStyles survey,” Pediatrics, vol. 127, no. 1, supplement 1, pp. S92–S99, 2011.
- K. E. Luthy, R. L. Beckstrand, and C. J. Meyers, “Common perceptions of parents requesting personal exemption from vaccination,” The Journal of School Nursing. In press.
- J. A. Gaudino and S. Robison, “Risk factors associated with parents claiming personal-belief exemptions to school immunization requirements: community and other influences on more skeptical parents in Oregon, 2006,” Vaccine, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 1132–1142, 2012.
- R. T. Chen and B. Hibbs, “Vaccine safety: current and future challenges,” Pediatric Annals, vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 445–455, 1998.
- B. G. Gellin, E. W. Maibach, and E. K. Marcuse, “Do parents understand immunizations? A national telephone survey,” Pediatrics, vol. 106, no. 5, pp. 1097–1102, 2000.
- P. J. Smith, S. Y. Chu, and L. E. Barker, “Children who have received no vaccines: who are they and where do they live?” Pediatrics, vol. 114, no. 1, pp. 187–195, 2004.
- Vaccine Education Center, Welcome to the Vaccine Education Center, March 2012, http://www.chop.edu/service/vaccine-education-center/home.html.
- “PKIDs—Home,” 2012, http://www.pkids.org/.
- National Network for Immunization Information (NNii), 2010, http://www.immunizationinfo.org/.