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Published: 2017
SYNOPSIS

Vaccinated homeschooled children had a higher rate of allergies and neurodevelopmental disorders than unvaccinated homeschooled children.

TITLE

Pilot comparative study on the health of vaccinated and unvaccinated 6- to 12-year-old U.S. children

CITATION

Mawson AR, Ray BD, Bhuiyan AR, Jacob B. Journal of Translational Science. 2017;3(3):1-12.

SUMMARY

This study aimed 1) to compare vaccinated and unvaccinated children on a broad range of health outcomes, and 2) to determine whether an association found between vaccination and neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs), if any, remained significant after adjustment for other measured factors. Vaccination remained significantly associated with NDDs after controlling for other factors, and preterm birth coupled with vaccination was associated with an apparent synergistic increase in the odds of NDD.

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