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Partisanship and Covid-19 vaccination in the UK

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This article examines the association between partisanship and vaccination in the UK. The lower vaccination rates among Republicans in the US have been linked to ideology and President Trump’s anti-vaccination rhetoric. By contrast, both ruling and opposition parties in the UK promoted the national vaccination program. Using two datasets at constituency and individual levels, we analyse whether there are partisan differences in uptake when vaccination garners cross-party support. Our findings...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41598-022-23035-w

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Sub department:
International Development
Oxford college:
Somerville College
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Author
Publisher:
Springer Nature
Journal:
Scientific Reports More from this journal
Volume:
12
Article number:
19785
Publication date:
2022-11-18
Acceptance date:
2022-10-25
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EISSN:
2045-2322
Language:
English
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1304911
Local pid:
pubs:1304911
Deposit date:
2022-11-19

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