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Vaccination Statistics

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 7 April 1949

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asked the Minister of Health if he will supply particulars as to the percentage of births vaccinated, exempted, died unvaccinated, etc., for the years 1945, 1946 and 1947, respectively, in the same form in which such particulars are given in Appendix D of the Report of the Chief Medical Officer of his Department for the years 1939 to 1945.

The particulars for 1947 are not yet available. Those for 1945 and 1946 are as follows:—

ABSTENTION FROM VACCINATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF VACCINATION, 1945 AND 1946
Per cent. of births
19451946
Abstention (exempted, postponed and remaining)—
England and Wales55·754·6
London43·542·4
Exemptions alone—
England and Wales36·934·2
London20·919·3
Acceptance (vaccinated)—
England and Wales40·541·6
London52·754·1