Study: Many children lack some recommended vaccinations

10/9/2008 | Medscape (free registration)

Medical records of some 24,000 pediatric patients in Boston show only 67% of 13-year-olds born between 1989 and 1991 had the recommended measles-mumps-rubella immunizations, while 84% were up-to-date on tetanus-diphtheria shots and 74% had received the hepatitis B vaccine. Researchers say the results suggest health care providers need to bring up the subject of immunizations when children come in for other types of nonpreventive medical care.

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