The percentage of kindergarteners being granted exemption from vaccination is growing across the U.S. as parents increasingly request exemptions for philosophical reasons. During the 2017-18 school year, 2.2% of kindergartners were exempted from vaccination. This is up from 1.6% during the 2011-12 school year.
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Cheng, Kent Jason G., "More Kindergarteners are Exempted from Required School Vaccinations than in the Past" (2019). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 108.
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