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Association of guideline complexity with ability to determine eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination

JAMA Network Open

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: Participants in this study residing in states with higher complexity of COVID-19 vaccine guidelines during vaccine scarcity were less likely to correctly determine their vaccine eligibility than persons in states with lower complexity guidelines. The findings suggest potentially large public health implications for complex guidelines.

Authors: Aaron J. Siegler, M.H.S., Ph.D., of Emory University in Atlanta, is the corresponding author.

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