Identifying Unvaccinated Individuals in Canada: A Predictive Model

  title={Identifying Unvaccinated Individuals in Canada: A Predictive Model},
  author={K. Dick and A. Nordstrom},
  journal={arXiv: Applications},
  • K. Dick, A. Nordstrom
  • Published 2016
  • Mathematics, Biology, Medicine
  • arXiv: Applications
  • Recently, the media and public health officials have become increasingly aware of the rise in anti-vaccine sentiment. Vaccinations have numerous health benefits for immunized individuals as well as for the general public through herd immunity. Given the rise in immunization-preventable diseases, a consequence of people opting out of their routine vaccinations, we determined that Canadian health data can identify individuals over the age of 60 who chose not to get vaccinated (80.1% negative… CONTINUE READING


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