COVID-19 Lottery Announcements, Vaccinations

JAMA Health Forum

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2021

Media advisory: The full study is linked to this news release.

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What The Study Did: This study assesses if announcements of cash drawings in 19 states were associated with increased COVID-19 vaccine uptake by comparing vaccination trends in states that announced drawings with states that didn’t.

Authors: Andrew I. Friedson, Ph.D., of the University of Colorado Denver, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.3117)

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