Mini Poll Results

Measles?

Have you been vaccinated against measles, mumps, and rubella?
  • 82%
    Yes
  • 3%
    No, not all of them
  • 15%
    No
Have your children been vaccinated against measles, mumps, and rubella?
  • 63%
    Yes
  • 2%
    No
  • 35%
    No children
Do you agree that proof of vaccination should be a requirement of school attendance?
  • 92%
    Yes
  • 8%
    No, the decision should be left up to parents
Did Jenny McCarthy’s statements (she believes her son developed autism after getting a common childhood vaccine) make you more likely to question the safety of MMR vaccines for children?
  • 7%
    Yes
  • 90%
    No
  • 3%
    I do not know who Ms. McCarthy is, but I do believe that there is a connection between vaccines and autism
Which of the following would be the most reliable authority you could consult on the safety of childhood vaccinations?
  • 98%
    My own doctor
  • 2%
    A doctor on TV
  • 0%
    A person on TV who looks like a doctor
  • 1%
    A person on the Internet who says she is a doctor on TV
Would you be more likely or less likely to vote for a candidate who shared your personal views on vaccinations?
  • 76%
    More likely
  • 1%
    Less likely
  • 23%
    It would make no difference
Against which of the following diseases have you been vaccinated?
  • 43%
    Pneumococcal diseases
  • 10%
    HPV
  • 79%
    Influenza
  • 91%
    Tetanus/Diphtheria
  • 43%
    Hepatitis A
  • 43%
    Hepatitis B
  • 43%
    Chickenpox
  • 31%
    Shingles
  • 16%
    Meningococcal diseases
  • 18%
    Yellow fever
  • 23%
    Typhoid
  • 9%
    Rabies
  • 3%
    Japanese encephalitis