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The role familiarity with science and medicine plays in parents' decision making about enrolling a child in vaccine research

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Parental consent to children's participation in vaccine research has resulted in the licensure of essential vaccines. Recruitment to this type of research is typically difficult, however, and many parents decline. In this study, the authors interviewed parents about their decision for or against enrolling their child in a vaccine study. The data analysis suggests that parents' ability to evaluate a vaccine study depends on how attuned they are with science and medicine, either professionally ...

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10.1177/1049732306298561

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University of Oxford
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Southampton University
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Paediatrics,Department of
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Primary Care
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Paediatrics,Department of
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Publisher:
Sage Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Qualitative Health Research Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
3
Pages:
311-322
Publication date:
2007-03-05
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1552-7557
ISSN:
1049-7323
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uuid:901f5dbe-8062-4ec6-9df0-4cf249f371d6
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ora:3185

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