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Changes in COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Black and White Individuals in the US

Padamsee, T.J., Bond, R.M., Dixon, G.N., Hovic, S.R., Na, K., Nisbet, E.C., Wegener, D.T., Garrett, K.

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Peer Review Study

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Outside U.S.

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This study looked at vaccine hesitancy among a survey sample of 1,200 Black and White participants from December to June 2021. In the initial months of the study, vaccine hesitancy was comparable among Black and White participants, but Black participants became more willing to be vaccinated for protection by March 2021, whereas the White participant baseline for vaccine acceptance remained the same.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

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Black or African American

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