Adult women vary in approach to vaccines

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Around 70% of adult U.S. women said that while they received a vaccination in the past five years, most said they believed their shots were not up-to-date, according to a new survey.

The most common vaccinations women said they had received were for tetanus or influenza, according to a survey from Rite Aid and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. Around half of 1,000 women said they saw the flu as a serious threat, but a similar percentage said they weren't intending to get a flu shot. More than a fourth said they weren't getting a flu shot because they believed it caused the flu.

More than 25% of women who had received a flu shot had done so at a drug store, according to survey results.