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Many of the state's minority children under age two are behind in their immunizations. To remedy this situation, the state initiated the Immunization Action Plan, a program that creates an immunization registry and a vaccine distribution system.
The N.C. Center for Public Policy Research conducted a year- long study of the health status of the state's minorities. The study revealed that minorities are less healthy and die at a younger age than the white population.