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As conscientious vaccination exemption (CVE) percentages rise across the United States, so does the risk and occurrence of outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles. In the state of Texas, the median CVE percentage across school systems more than doubled between 2012 and 2018. During this period, the proportion of schools surpassing a CVE percentage of 3% rose from 2% to 6% for public schools, 20% to 26% for private schools, and 17% to 22% for charter schools. The aim of this study was to investigate this phenomenon at a fine scale.
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Name: PLoS medicine
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Works produced for children through age 15 or through the ninth grade.
Rate of VACCINATION as defined by GEOGRAPHY and or DEMOGRAPHY.
Group activities directed against VACCINATION.
Refusal to receive VACCINATION.
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