Mass., Vermont, N.H. near top of heap when it comes to vaccination rates

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Four of New England's six states are in the top five in the overall rank of states with the best vacciantion rates, according to a survey released today by WalletHub, a personal finance website..

At the top was Massachusetts, followed by Vermont, Rhode Island, North Dakota and New Hampshire. Maine was ranked 14th, while Connecticut came in 22nd.

In order to find out which states vaccinate most, WalletHub analyzed the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 18 key metrics, ranging from share of vaccinated children to share of people without health insurance to presence of reported measles outbreaks.

Vaccination in New Hampshire (1=Best; 25=Avg.)

  • 7th - Influenza Vaccination Rate in Children Aged 6 Months to 17 Years Old
  • 4th - Share of Teenagers aged 13-17 Years Old with Up-To-Date HPV Vaccination
  • 22nd - Share of Teenagers aged 13-17 Years Old with Men ACWY Vaccination
  • 29th - Flu Vaccination Coverage Rate Among Adults
  • 3rd - Share of Adults with Tetanus Vaccination
  • 10th - Share of Adults Aged 60 Years and Older with Zoster Vaccination
  • 11th - Share of Children 19-35 Months old Living in Poverty with Combined 7-Vaccine Series
  • 15th - Share of Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population without Health Insurance Coverage

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