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Table 2 Sample characteristics

From: Highlighting consensus among medical scientists increases public support for vaccines: evidence from a randomized experiment

Sample (N = 216)
Demographic characteristics
Gender (% male) 56
Female 44
Age (% 25–34) 41
 18–24 12
 35–44 23
 45–54 12
 55–64 9
 65–74 2
 75+ 1
Education (% college degree or higher) 55
Less than High School 2
High School 7
Some College 36
Region % (South) 33
Midwest 28
Northeast 22
West 17
Party Affiliation (% Democrat) 45
Republican 28
Independent 27
  1. Note: Modal category is reported first. Respondents were recruited from Amazon Mechanical Turk. Restrictions included location (United States) and a worker’s past approval rate (95 % or higher). Compared to the general U.S. national population, participants were more likely to be male, younger, higher educated, and self-identify as a Democrat