Lecture 1 - 03:13 IntermediateGroups:swingvotes

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03:13 Intermediate Groups: swing votes  Not a strong personal conviction but are easily persuaded Proportion of people who have children who are not vaccinated are much larger  Herd Immunity: Those who have not received the vaccination are practically immune because those  around them have the vaccination and will prevent the spreading  To achieve herd immunity:  85-90% must be vaccinated Individual immunity You would need to be immune to everything to survive  Babies are not immune  Elderly: weaker immune systems, vaccines aren’t lasting, need boosters People who already had the disease  If traveling to another country with different diseases  Those who are sick (cancer: people who have bad immune systems) People who are immune to the vaccinations  People who choose not to get vaccinated  Religious reasons (Amish)  There could possibly be a correlation between disease and vaccination-unanticipated 
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course SOC 170 taught by Professor Nobles during the Fall '11 term at Wisconsin.

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Lecture 1 - 03:13 IntermediateGroups:swingvotes

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