Background: Proposed study within Amish community to increase measles vaccinations and education about measles: etiology and transmission, aseptic techniques, and quarantine/isolation.
Significance: The majority of Amish people are unvaccinated. Massive outbreaks of measles (363 cases in Ohio) within Amish communities.
Method: Non-random, convenience sampling of participants in two Amish communities: Indiana and Illinois.
Analysis: Closed-ended questions with nominal data. Biological measurements with integral data. Qualitative analysis, chi square and statistical analysis used to determine outcome and results.
Porter, Amber; Mariateresa, Alfaro; Marietta, Lan; Schriver, Kristen; Douglas, Michelle; Lozy, Bonnie; and Burgos, Emily
"Efficacy of Elder Support and Education on Measles Vaccination Rates in Amish Communities,"
OUR Journal: ODU Undergraduate Research Journal: Vol. 4, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.odu.edu/ourj/vol4/iss1/2