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Most U.S. Kids Get Recommended Vaccines: CDC
Date:6/9/2011

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, June 9 (HealthDay News) -- Although nearly all American children get the recommended vaccinations to prevent serious diseases, many parents express concerns about the shots, and a small number refuse to have their kids inoculated, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

About 95 percent of parents said their kids had received all the vaccinations or would get them all, which was a record high, a 2010 survey found. But about 5 percent of parents said they would decline some vaccines, and 2 percent said their little ones would receive no vaccines, the researchers said.

"We are reassured that, overall, parents are vaccinating their kids according to the recommended schedule," said lead researcher Allison Kennedy, an epidemiologist in CDC's Immunization Services Division.

"But we did find that most parents do have questions or concerns about vaccines," she said.

Better education efforts could resolve those doubts, Kennedy said. Doctors need information on the value and safety record of vaccines so they can help parents make an informed decision.

Recent outbreaks of mumps, measles and whooping cough show that these deadly diseases still exist, Kennedy said. "Because of successful vaccination programs," many young parents don't remember when these diseases were epidemic, she noted.

The report is published in the June issue of Health Affairs.

For the study, Kennedy's team used data from the annual HealthStyles survey, which gathered information on parental attitudes toward childhood vaccination from 376 households.

While 23 percent of the parents said they had no concerns about vaccines, most had one or more concerns, the researchers found.

Parents mentioned pain from the injection, getting too many shots at one time and the safety of ingredients in the vaccines.

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