Factors That Influence Vaccination Decision-Making by Parents Who Visit an Anthroposophical Child Welfare Center: A Focus Group Study

@inproceedings{Harmsen2012FactorsTI,
  title={Factors That Influence Vaccination Decision-Making by Parents Who Visit an Anthroposophical Child Welfare Center: A Focus Group Study},
  author={Irene Anhai Harmsen and Robert A. C. Ruiter and Theo Gwm Paulussen and Liesbeth Mollema and Gerjo Kok and Hester E de Melker},
  booktitle={Advances in preventive medicine},
  year={2012}
}
In recent years, parents have become more disparaging towards childhood vaccination. One group that is critical about the National Immunization Program (NIP) and participates less comprises parents with an anthroposophical worldview. Despite the fact that various studies have identified anthroposophists as critical parents with lower vaccination coverage, no research has been done to explore the beliefs underlying their childhood vaccination decision-making. We conducted a qualitative study… CONTINUE READING
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