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7 insights to know: March 2021 COVID-19 vaccine study

Here are 7 insights to know from NRC Health’s March COVID-19 vaccine study.  These insights are looked at on the National level.  You can look at these insights by State or large market by clicking the dropdown in the interactive infographic below.

  1. Vaccinate
    • 22% say they have gotten the vaccine (↑12.2%)
    • 50.4% of the 23,845 March respondents say they will get vaccinated (38.1% ASAP, 12.3% will wait)
  2. Herd Immunity
    • According to the Mayo Clinic, we need 70% of our population to be vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19
    • 72.4% – Nationally we finally reached over the 70% mark with the 22% vaccinated and 50.4% who will get it
  3. Never
    • 10.8% say they will never get the COVID-19 vaccine
    • ↓0.9% again this month
  4. State by State
    • 28/48 States are on track to have over 70% vaccinated (11/48 last month)
    • Wyoming, Idaho, Mississippi, New Hampshire, and Nebraska have the highest percentage of respondents saying “Never”
  5. Age
    • All age groups are headed in the right direction with more willingness to get the vaccine
    • 65 & Older saw an increase of 27.8% (20% → 47.8%) in those who “have gotten the vaccine”
  6. Concerns
  7. Race
    • We see willingness to get vaccinated vary drastically by race
    • “Never get vaccine”: White = 11.3%, Black = 19.2%, Asian = 5.1%, Hispanic = 14.4%
    • Black and Hispanic Americans are more concerned than White or Asian Americans
    • “Fear I will get COVID-19 from vaccine”: White = 7.5%, Black = 12.0%, Asian = 7.8%, Hispanic = 13.4%