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Disciplines

Nursing

Publication Date

2017

Document Type

Poster

Abstract

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.

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