How orthodox protestant parents decide on the vaccination of their children: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{Ruijs2012HowOP,
  title={How orthodox protestant parents decide on the vaccination of their children: a qualitative study},
  author={Wilhelmina L. M. Ruijs and Jeannine L. A. Hautvast and Giovanna van IJzendoorn and Wilke J C van Ansem and Koos van der Velden and Marlies M E J L Hulscher},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Despite high vaccination coverage, there have recently been epidemics of vaccine preventable diseases in the Netherlands, largely confined to an orthodox protestant minority with religious objections to vaccination. The orthodox protestant minority consists of various denominations with either low, intermediate or high vaccination coverage. All orthodox protestant denominations leave the final decision to vaccinate or not up to their individual members. METHODS To gain insight into… CONTINUE READING

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