Acceptability of Adolescent COVID-19 Vaccination Among Adolescents and Parents of Adolescents
United States, April 15–23, 2021
Published in: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Volume 70, No. 28, pages 997–1003
Posted on RAND.org on July 21, 2021
In April 2021, 52% of unvaccinated adolescents aged 13–17 years and 56% of parents of unvaccinated adolescents aged 12–17 years reported intent for adolescent COVID-19 vaccination. Efforts focusing on effectively communicating the benefits and safety of COVID-19 vaccination for adolescents to the public could help increase adolescent COVID-19 vaccine confidence and vaccination coverage.