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Study Shows Declining Childhood Vaccination Rates in U.S.

mother rejecting vaccine for her child

A study published recently in the journal Pediatrics showed that in 2019 more than one in six children in the United States aged 19 to 35 months old did not receive all of the doses of vaccines recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).1

The study examined the vaccination uptake rates of the following seven childhood vaccines: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis (DTaP), pneumococcal infections (PCV), Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib), hepatitis B (HepB), polio (IPV), measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and varicella (VAR).2

One in Six Toddlers Not Vaccinated According to CDC Schedule

Data for this study was collected using public-use National Immunization Survey-Child (NIS-Child) data collected in 2019. With respect to the results of the study, children were classified in one of three mutually exclusive vaccination patterns as follows: (1) completed the combined seven childhood vaccine series; (2) did not initiate more than one of the seven vaccines (i.e. selective vaccination as well as unvaccinated children who did not get any vaccines); or (3) initiated all series but did not complete more than one multi-dose series (i.e. missing more than one dose(s) from the DTaP, PCV, Hib, HepB, and IPV series).3

The study found that 72.9 percent of toddlers completed the combined seven vaccine series; 9.9 percent had not initiated one or more of the seven vaccines, of which 1.1 percent were completely unvaccinated; and 17.2 percent—equivalent to one in every six toddlers— initiated but did not complete one or multiple multi-dose vaccine series.4

Some researchers have stated that this is a trend that has been occurring prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nathaniel Beers, MD, executive vice president of community and population health at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC stated:

I think certainly during the pandemic, we’ve seen actually worsening of this trend and have been doing a lot of work in the last year in particular to across the field of pediatrics to ensure that we were addressing the worsening vaccination rates beyond the those that were highlighted in the study that was published.5

Researchers Speculate Lack of Access Issues May Explain Why Toddlers Not “Fully” Vaccinated

One of the limitations of the study mentioned by the researchers was that the reasons behind the skipped doses and vaccines were not collected as part of the study. However, researchers are using the associations in the study to speculate why some toddlers are not being fully vaccinated.6

Sarah Michels, MPH, lead author and epidemiologist at the University of Montana Center for Population Health Research, said:

A lot of the recent research and recent population-based studies on vaccination coverage has focused on parental hesitancy, but this study and these findings suggest that logistical and structural barriers to vaccinations persist and are a larger contributor to low vaccination coverage.7

Michels added:

Logistical barriers meaning, irregular fragmented childcare, lack of reminders prompting parents and caregivers to bring their child in for their booster doses, other pragmatic challenges to scheduling appointments or accessing immunization providers.7

The study did not take into account other factors that may result in toddlers not being vaccinated according to CDC guidelines, such as experiences with adverse reactions to previous vaccinations; families moving to other states to avoid vaccine mandates; or parents unwilling to give their children multiple vaccines on the same day and choosing to use delayed vaccine schedules.

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Click here to view References:

1 Michels S et al. Failure to Complete Multidose Vaccine Series in Early Childhood. Pediatrics Aug. 1, 2023; 152(2): e2022059844.
2 Kekatos M, Dutta S. 1 in 6 toddlers have not completed childhood vaccine series, study finds. ABC News July 27, 2023.
3 Michels S et al. Failure to Complete Multidose Vaccine Series in Early Childhood. Pediatrics Aug. 1, 2023; 152(2): e2022059844.
4 Ibid.
5 Kekatos M, Dutta S. 1 in 6 toddlers have not completed childhood vaccine series, study finds. ABC News July 27, 2023.
6 Rudy M. Many young kids are not getting ‘life-saving’ vaccines, study finds: ‘Concerning trend’. Fox News July 26, 2023.
7 Kekatos M, Dutta S. 1 in 6 toddlers have not completed childhood vaccine series, study finds. ABC News July 27, 2023.

21 Responses

  1. Aside from the disaster of the fake C19 and shots, parents are very slowly getting smarter about shots. I hope it continues for the rest of their lives.

  2. I wish it was six out of six toddlers not vaccinated. Then maybe they would have a chance at childhood. The US has become vaccination crazed and the children are the sickest they have been in the history of the country.

    1. So true. Truly sad to see. I have grandchildren. I know that six are not vaccinated. The others? I know two are, and one of these had a lot of skin issues. Another one was vaccinated by a single mother. My son died and his wife had the two children vaccinated to enter a daycare center. The youngest one almost died. They said it was viral meningitis, but they never really knew. We’re up to 11 now. The last two, I hope not. But one was born with HLHS and has required two open heart surgeries so far. I don’t know how much pressure the hospitals and doctors put on them to vaccinate.
      So, 6:none, 5: any, 2:unknown
      We did all we could to teach the children, and withheld vaccines from them. But then they got married, and you never know what you’re going to get when that happens.

  3. The product being manufactured is you. You are required to comply. You are required to agree not just with your actions, but truly believe with your heart and your mind. Your perception of wrong doing is wrong think which will be met with thought reconditioning. We have known all along what you truly believe. For the next two minutes, repeat this phrase;

    Safe AND effective.

  4. It’s too many vaccines for a child. I looked at my vaccination record and there is 90% less vaccines. How am I still alive? Lol

  5. Lack of access? Too many “barriers”? I had to laugh at that. Every Tom, Dick, and Harry ‘pharmacy’ has signs out front about vaccines. And perhaps, and only perchance, some of the pediatricians are becoming hesitant themselves not only because of the ‘died suddenly’ “syndromes” but because they’re becoming fearful of a potential backlash from the public? We can only hope at this point.

  6. Where is the before data????
    How can we say vaccine rates are declining?
    8.4% of children were within 1 dose of schedule.
    Are the rates declining or are just more children behind schedule?

  7. Eventually they won’t be able to keep kids out of school for not having the vaccine record or there won’t be anyone in school (slave brainwashing centers), which also wouldn’t be a bad thing!

  8. The neurotoxins in Children’s vaccines are listed in the CDC excipient list. Also, HHS has a Public Access document which cites 115 studies which show that neurotoxins cause neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia etc.

  9. You can find charts of every disease from the 20th century to date, and in every one I’ve looked at, the disease was in decline well before a shot was introduced, yet the vaccine was given credit for eradication. The manufacturers of these vaccines were given immunity from liability in the late 1980’s for vaccines on the schedule. ‘Safe and effective’ is a blatant lie. They have no incentive to conform to that claim, as all ‘testing’ is done in-house, and there never has nor will there ever be any third party testing. The schedule has grown since then from about three shots to ridiculous recommendations, and the drug companies own most of congress, essentially giving them power to impose mandates. It’s not about health or health care; its about money, and always has been. I’m not saying they are out to injure or kill your child; all I’m trying to say that your child’s health and safety is probably a distant third or fourth on the priority list, and they have no liability. It’s pure idiocy. Wake up –

  10. If pharma really wanted to sell vaccines then why don’t they just make them all saline?
    There is an underlying motive to injecting so much poison into people and I don’t think it’s for our health.

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