Media Coverage of the Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine and Autism Controversy and Its Relationship to MMR Immunization Rates in the United States

@article{Smith2008MediaCO,
  title={Media Coverage of the Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine and Autism Controversy and Its Relationship to MMR Immunization Rates in the United States},
  author={M. Smith and S. Ellenberg and L. Bell and D. Rubin},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={121},
  pages={e836 - e843}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this work was to assess the association between media coverage of the MMR-autism controversy and MMR immunization in the United States. [...] Key Method Media coverage was measured by using LexisNexis, a comprehensive database of national and local news media. Factors associated with MMR nonreceipt were identified by using a logistic regression model. Expand
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