Vaccine Acceptance Has Increased Significantly, But Widespread Resistance Persists

Vaccine Acceptance Has Increased Significantly, But Widespread Resistance Persists

In this article, we examine the topic of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance using data from two TIPP Polls, one conducted in early December and the other in late February. We show that despite significant increases across the board, widespread resistance remains.

Anjali Krishnan

The TIPP Economic Optimism Index indicates that economic sentiment is improving. One significant factor contributing to this burgeoning optimism is the arrival and availability of the COVID-19 vaccine.

tippinsights analyzed our data from surveys conducted in early December 2020 and late February 2021 on Americans' feelings of trust and confidence levels in the safety and efficiency of the COVID-19 vaccine. We found that a small but significant positive shift has occurred, over the past three months, regarding all three factors.