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Volume 410: debated on Friday 19 September 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of children were immunised by their 2nd birthday in England in 2001–02 for (a) diphtheria, (b) tetanus, (c) polio, (d) pertussis, (e) Hib and (f) MMR. [127523]

Information about uptake rates for routine childhood immunisations by their second birthday for diphtheria, tetanus, polio, tetanus, Hib and measles/mumps/rubella are shown in the following table:

Completed primary courses at two years of age England 2001–02
Immunised by 2ndbirthday in 2001–02Per cent.
DiptheriaPolioTetanusWhooping coughHibMeasles/mumps/rubella