South Carolina Ranked Among The Least Vaccinated States in America

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With multiple companies racing to develop an effective COVID-19 vaccine but 1 in 3 Americans saying they wouldn’t get vaccinated, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020’s States that Vaccinate the Most.

In order to find out which states vaccinate most, the site analyzed the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 18 key metrics, ranging from share of vaccinated children to share of people without health insurance to flu vaccination rate among adults.

South Carolina ranked near the bottom of the report, coming in at #44 in America, and North Carolina ranked among the top half, coming in at #21.

Vaccination Rates by State

Overall Rank
(1 = Most)
State Total Score ‘Children & Teenagers Immunization Rates’ Rank ‘Adult & Elderly Vaccination Rates’ Rank ‘Immunization Uptake Disparities & Influencing Factors’ Rank
1 Massachusetts 79.38 1 9 2
2 Vermont 73.20 18 1 1
3 New Hampshire 69.63 7 3 9
4 North Dakota 69.61 2 8 6
5 Rhode Island 68.34 4 6 8
6 Maryland 65.46 9 12 3
7 Washington 65.09 25 4 4
8 Iowa 64.16 21 2 16
9 Nebraska 61.70 11 13 14
10 Oregon 61.50 19 7 22
11 Maine 60.53 13 10 25
12 Pennsylvania 58.31 10 20 17
13 Connecticut 57.49 5 29 29
14 Virginia 57.43 15 19 12
15 Minnesota 57.24 45 5 5
16 Delaware 57.08 3 35 7
17 West Virginia 56.00 12 23 28
18 South Dakota 55.94 23 16 30
19 District of Columbia 55.74 14 27 18
20 Colorado 55.64 27 14 21
21 North Carolina 52.94 28 15 35
22 Wisconsin 52.67 36 11 32
23 Tennessee 52.30 6 37 19
24 Kansas 51.59 26 22 34
25 Illinois 49.75 8 43 11
26 New Mexico 48.09 31 26 39
27 Michigan 47.89 35 25 33
28 Arkansas 45.61 16 36 46
29 Missouri 45.16 41 21 38
30 Kentucky 45.02 29 31 37
31 Montana 44.87 42 18 47
32 Utah 44.78 48 24 27
33 California 44.68 38 30 20
34 Ohio 43.46 40 28 41
35 Idaho 43.27 30 38 24
36 Oklahoma 41.43 50 17 49
37 New York 41.33 33 44 15
38 Indiana 41.26 46 32 26
39 Alabama 41.04 22 40 50
40 Louisiana 40.53 17 47 48
41 Florida 40.30 20 49 13
42 Arizona 39.86 47 34 31
43 Hawaii 39.78 39 33 43
44 South Carolina 39.48 32 39 45
45 Alaska 39.47 37 46 10
46 Nevada 37.77 24 50 23
47 Wyoming 34.90 43 42 44
48 Texas 34.67 49 41 36
49 New Jersey 33.93 34 48 40
50 Georgia 33.90 44 45 42
51 Mississippi 16.36 51 51 51

 

North Carolina was found to have to 5th highest flue vaccination rate among adults in this nation

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