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Infant vaccination rates remain high despite racial, insurance disparities

November 21, 2017

Although vaccination rates remain at or over 90% for many 19- to 35-month-old children, decreases in several vaccines were observed between 2015 and 2016, with notable disparities observed regarding insurance status and socioeconomic status.

“Vaccination is the most effective intervention to reduce morbidity and mortality from vaccine-preventable diseases in young children,” Holly A. Hill, MD, PhD, from the immunization services division in the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the CDC, and colleagues wrote.

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