Special Report

States With the Highest and Lowest Vaccination Rates

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1. Massachusetts
> Child vaccination rate: 85.3%
> Population under 5 years: 360,336 (5.3% — 6th lowest)
> Population with no health insurance: 2.8% (the lowest)
> Total exemptions (2015-2016): 976

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2. Nebraska
> Child vaccination rate: 80.6%
> Population under 5 years: 131,679 (6.9% — 6th highest)
> Population with no health insurance: 8.3% (23rd highest)
> Total exemptions (2015-2016): 608

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3. Wisconsin
> Child vaccination rate: 79.4%
> Population under 5 years: 333,985 (5.8% — 14th lowest)
> Population with no health insurance: 5.4% (10th lowest)
> Total exemptions (2015-2016): 2,295

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4. Delaware
> Child vaccination rate: 78.1%
> Population under 5 years: 54,907 (5.7% — 11th lowest)
> Population with no health insurance: 5.4% (10th lowest)
> Total exemptions (2015-2016): 136

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5. New Hampshire
> Child vaccination rate: 78.0%
> Population under 5 years: 63,523 (4.7% — the lowest)
> Population with no health insurance: 5.8% (14th lowest)
> Total exemptions (2015-2016): 309

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