National Survey of
Conducted March 29-30, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about autism?
2* How serious a problem is autism in America today – very serious, somewhat serious, not very serious or not at all serious?
3* Which is the more likely cause for the increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism – genetic factors, environmental factors, certain vaccinations or increased awareness and detection?
4* Who is most responsible for dealing with an autistic child – parents, schools, or government agencies?
5* Have you or anyone in your family been diagnosed as autistic?
6* Do you have children under the age of 18?
7* (Asked only of those who say yes to #6) Has your child received all the vaccinations that he or she is supposed to have?
8* How concerned are you about the safety of vaccinations for children?
9* How concerned are you that children who do not receive all their vaccinations will cause health problems for other children?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence