Public Health Ontario releases 2017-18 immunization coverage report for school pupils.

Posted on May 8, 2019

Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion (Public Health Ontario) released its "Immunization coverage report for school pupils in Ontario: 2017–18 school year." National goal standards for immunization rates are 95%.

Immunization rates were as follows: 

7-year-olds: measles 87.6%, mumps 87.4%, rubella 96.4%, diphtheria 85.9%, tetanus 85.9%, polio 86.3% and pertussis 85.8%.

17-year-olds: measles 95.3%, mumps 95.0%, rubella 97.1%, diphtheria 76.8%, tetanus 76.9%, polio 93.5% and pertussis 72.1%.

12-year-olds: hepatitis B 69.2%, quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate (MCV4) 82.4% and human papillomavirus (HPV) 59.9%. 

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