People that understand statistics are more likely to get the COVID-19 vaccine

https://pressreleases.responsesource.com/news/100569/people-that-understand-statistics-are-more-likely-to-get-the/

Participants

  • Mikael Paaso
    Role: Faculty
    Reference type: Quoted
  • Daniel Metzger
    Role: Faculty
    Reference type: Referenced

Media outlets

  • ResponseSource (Online)

Description

People that understand statistics and data are more likely to wear a mask, practice social distancing and get vaccinated to prevent others from getting infected according to new research from the RSM.Attempts to control the COVID-19 pandemic are closely connected to the interpretation of data and statistics. However there is evidence that statistics are often not well understood which may result in less well informed and potentially inappropriate decision making according to Professor Daniel Metzger and Dr Mikael Paaso from RSM and Dr Vesa Pursiainen from the University of St. Gallen.

People that understand statistics and data are more likely to wear a mask, practice social distancing and get vaccinated to prevent others from getting infected according to new research from the RSM.

Attempts to control the COVID-19 pandemic are closely connected to the interpretation of data and statistics. However there is evidence that statistics are often not well understood which may result in less well informed and potentially inappropriate decision making according to Professor Daniel Metzger and Dr Mikael Paaso from RSM and Dr Vesa Pursiainen from the University of St. Gallen.