Alabama Is 2021’s 6th Least Vaccinated State – WalletHub Study

By  | September 15, 2021 | Filed under: News

With 93% of unvaccinated adults saying they don’t ever plan to get the COID-19 vaccine, the personal-finance website WalletHub  released its report on 2021’s States that Vaccinate the Most.

In order to find out which states vaccinate most, WalletHub analyzed the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 17 key metrics, ranging from share of vaccinated children to share of people without health insurance to flu vaccination rate among adults.

Vaccination in Alabama (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 42nd – Influenza Vaccination Rate in Children Aged 6 Months to 17 Years Old
  • 43rd – Share of Teenagers Aged 13-17 with Up-To-Date HPV Vaccination
  • 31st – Share of Teenagers Aged 13-17 with MenACWY Vaccination
  • 39th – Flu Vaccination Coverage Rate Among Adults
  • 45th – Share of Adults with Tetanus Vaccination
  • 43rd – Share of Adults Aged 60 and Older with Zoster Vaccination
  • 25th – Share of Children 19-35 Months old Living in Poverty with Combined 7-Vaccine Series
  • 35th – Share of Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population without Health Insurance Coverage
  • 44th – Share of Children Under 6 Years Old Participating in an Immunization Information System

For the full report, please visit:
https://wallethub.com/edu/states-that-vaccinate-the-most/66237

Vaccination Rates by State

Overall Rank*
State Total Score  Children & Teenagers Immunization Rates  Adult & Elderly Vaccination Rates  Immunization Uptake Disparities & Influencing Factors 
1 Massachusetts 85.59 1 6 2
2 Vermont 78.57 12 1 1
3 Rhode Island 76.57 3 5 4
4 New Hampshire 74.16 5 4 9
5 North Dakota 70.30 2 10 27
6 Maryland 69.08 6 18 3
7 Nebraska 68.33 9 7 11
8 Connecticut 66.88 4 23 8
9 Washington 65.76 25 3 7
10 Virginia 65.63 11 13 13
11 Maine 65.32 15 12 6
12 South Dakota 64.27 14 11 18
13 Pennsylvania 63.75 13 14 12
14 Iowa 63.27 16 8 23
15 Delaware 62.24 7 25 17
16 Wisconsin 61.26 30 2 25
17 Oregon 60.41 22 15 14
18 Colorado 60.40 18 17 16
19 District of Columbia 59.84 8 26 20
20 Minnesota 59.05 40 9 5
21 West Virginia 54.28 21 24 28
22 Kansas 53.93 29 19 30
23 North Carolina 52.06 26 21 40
24 New Mexico 51.66 24 30 21
25 Illinois 51.63 17 33 19
26 California 48.77 36 27 22
27 Tennessee 48.40 10 40 37
28 Kentucky 47.69 32 29 34
29 New York 47.08 28 39 10
30 Montana 46.78 49 16 41
31 Arkansas 45.94 19 34 42
32 Utah 45.87 46 22 38
33 Ohio 45.83 41 28 33
34 Michigan 45.73 38 31 31
35 Oklahoma 43.66 50 20 43
36 Missouri 42.88 42 32 36
37 Hawaii 42.01 33 36 35
38 Indiana 40.58 43 35 29
39 Alaska 39.58 44 37 26
40 Florida 39.22 20 48 24
41 Louisiana 37.85 23 47 47
42 South Carolina 37.64 35 38 48
43 Wyoming 36.76 39 41 46
44 New Jersey 34.85 27 50 15
45 Idaho 34.71 37 45 45
46 Alabama 34.59 31 43 50
47 Nevada 33.40 34 49 32
48 Arizona 33.13 48 44 39
49 Texas 32.60 45 42 44
50 Georgia 29.95 47 46 49
51 Mississippi 13.11 51 51 51

Media Release/Diana Polk/WalletHub

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