10 States With Lowest Vaccination Rates

Wyoming gets worst marks
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 22, 2016 5:35 PM CDT
10 States With Lowest Vaccination Rates
Nurse Susan Peel gives a whooping cough vaccination to a student at Inderkum High School, Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, in Sacramento, Calif.   (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Concerned about the anti-vaccination movement? Check out 24/7 Wall St., which ranks all 50 states by their vaccination rates. The 10 with the worst:

  1. Wyoming: 72.8% of infants and toddlers have received the recommended dosage of the DTaP immunization, and 34.3% of adults get inoculated against influenza.
  2. West Virginia: 77.2% and 44.3%
  3. Idaho: 77.7% and 33.9%
  4. Michigan: 77.7% and 34.5%

  1. Texas: 78.2% and 37.9%
  2. Alaska: 78.7% and 35%
  3. Missouri: 79.2% and 41.2%
  4. Arkansas: 80% and 39.6%
  5. Oklahoma: 80.4% and 41.8%
  6. Tennessee: 80.7% and 41.5%
Click for the complete list, which also looks at the rate of residents in each state without health insurance. (Read more vaccine stories.)

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