Special Report

States With the Highest and Lowest Vaccination Rates

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11. Kansas
> Child vaccination rate: 76.4%
> Population under 5 years: 193,049 (6.6% — 9th highest)
> Population with no health insurance: 8.7% (20th highest)
> Total exemptions (2015-2016): 651

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12. Connecticut
> Child vaccination rate: 75.7%
> Population under 5 years: 182,194 (5.1% — 4th lowest)
> Population with no health insurance: 5.5% (12th lowest)
> Total exemptions (2015-2016): 799

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13. Washington
> Child vaccination rate: 75.7%
> Population under 5 years: 455,015 (6.1% — 21st highest)
> Population with no health insurance: 6.1% (18th lowest)
> Total exemptions (2015-2016): 3,878

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14. Rhode Island
> Child vaccination rate: 75.5%
> Population under 5 years: 55,019 (5.2% — 5th lowest)
> Population with no health insurance: 4.6% (5th lowest)
> Total exemptions (2015-2016): 126

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15. Hawaii
> Child vaccination rate: 75.1%
> Population under 5 years: 89,573 (6.3% — 16th highest)
> Population with no health insurance: 3.8% (2nd lowest)
> Total exemptions (2015-2016): 496

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