● Education is strongly correlated with vaccination rates (29% of respondents with graduate degrees vs 9% of those with a high school education or less) and vaccine resistance (8% vs 30%).
● Higher income respondents are far more likely to be vaccinated than lower income (24% for highest income cohort vs 9% for lowest income cohort); and have much lower levels of vaccine resistance (11% vs 29%).
● Asian Americans (17%) and Whites (16%) have the highest vaccination rates, and African Americans (12%) and Hispanics (9%) the lowest. Asian Americans have by far the lowest levels of vaccine resistance (10%), with Whites (21%), Hispanics (22%), and African Americans (26%) all at far higher levels.
● Democrats and Republicans have similar vaccination rates (17% vs 16%), but only 9% of Independents have been vaccinated. Independents (31%) and Republicans (30%) have far higher levels of vaccine resistance than Democrats (11%).
● Women are less likely to be vaccinated than men (13% vs 17%), and more likely to be vaccine resistant (25% vs 18%).
● Rural areas have lower vaccination rates (12%) than urban and suburban (15% each), and far higher vaccination resistance (29% for rural areas; 22% for suburban; 16% for urban).
● There are substantial variations of vaccine resistance by state: Massachusetts with the lowest levels (9%) and Oklahoma and North Dakota with the highest (33%).