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Report: More parents choosing not to vaccinate their kids

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More parents are choosing to not vaccinate their children and it has health officials concerned.

The number of pediatricians reporting refusals jumped to 87 percent in 2013, up nearly 10 percentage points over the last seven years.

Health authorities believe parents perceive the immunizations are unnecessary and worry pediatricians are dismissing too many patients.

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