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Report: South Carolina Is 2020’s 8th Least Vaccinated State

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WalletHub this week released its study on “2020’s States that Vaccinate the Most” and South Carolina ranked as being the eighth least vaccinated.

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 flu vaccination rate among adults.

Vaccination in South Carolina (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 34th – Influenza Vaccination Rate in Children Aged 6 Months to 17 Years Old
  • 31st – Share of Teenagers Aged 13-17 with Up-To-Date HPV Vaccination
  • 34th – Share of Teenagers Aged 13-17 with MenACWY Vaccination
  • 35th – Flu Vaccination Coverage Rate Among Adults
  • 31st – Share of Adults with Tetanus Vaccination
  • 41st – Share of Adults Aged 60 and Older with Zoster Vaccination
  • 27th – Share of Children 19-35 Months old Living in Poverty with Combined 7-Vaccine Series
  • 41st – Share of Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population without Health Insurance Coverage
  • 17th – Share of Children Under 6 Years Old Participating in an Immunization Information System

To view the full report and your state’s rank, click here.

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