Correlates of high vaccination exemption rates among kindergartens.

  title={Correlates of high vaccination exemption rates among kindergartens.},
  author={Michael S Birnbaum and E. T. A. F. Jacobs and Jennifer Ralston-King and Kacey C Ernst},
  volume={31 5},
OBJECTIVES The present study was designed to characterize Arizona schools with high rates of permanent PBE among kindergartners, and to determine the degree to which they aggregate across the state. METHODS Data for permanent personal belief exemptions (PBE) were accessed through the 2010-2011 kindergarten Immunization Data Report (IDR) from the Arizona Department of Health Services (AZDHS), and were linked to the 2009-2010 data from the National Center of Education Statistics (NCES… CONTINUE READING

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