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Vaccine hesitancy

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Topical headingVaccine hesitancy
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Variant(s)Hesitancy, Vaccine
Refusal of vaccination
Vaccination refusal
Vaccine refusal
See alsoPatient refusal of treatment
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Scope noteHere are entered works on individuals' unwillingness or refusal to be vaccinated. Works on the social movement opposed to vaccination are entered under Anti-vaccination movement.
Subject example tracingNote under Anti-vaccination movement
Found inWork cat: Goldenberg, M.J. Vaccine hesitancy, 2021: page 3 (Vaccine hesitancy refers to an attitude of ambivalence regarding vaccines. It is distinct from vaccine refusal, which is a behavior. Vaccine hesitancy runs along a spectrum from mild to severe uncertainty about whether vaccines are safe, effective, and necessary)
MacDonald, N.E. Vaccine hesitancy, 2015: abstract (The SAGE Working Group on Vaccine Hesitancy concluded that vaccine hesitancy refers to delay in acceptance or refusal of vaccination despite availability of vaccination services)
Navin, M. Values and vaccine refusal, 2016.
MeSH, June 29, 2021 (MeSH heading: Vaccination Refusal; scope note: Refusal to receive vaccination; entry term: Vaccine refusal; see also: Anti-Vaccination Movement; mapped to: Treatment refusal)