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OECD immunisation rates for DTP3 vaccine, 2005

OECD immunisation rates for DTP3 vaccine, 2005

New Zealand's immunisation rates are low compared to other OECD countries. In 2005 New Zealand had the fourth-lowest national coverage rate (89%) for the DTP3 (diptheria-tetanus and pertussis third dose) vaccine. This was well below the OECD average (95%).

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Source: UNICEF immunization summary, 2007 edition.

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Geoff Rice, 'Epidemics - Epidemics, pandemics and disease control', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/27776/oecd-immunisation-rates-for-dtp3-vaccine-2005 (accessed 2 October 2020)

Story by Geoff Rice, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 15 May 2018