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Coverage in kids 4 and younger was 67.8% last season, down 2.2 percentage points.
The vaccine protected 78% of newborns from pertussis and 90% from hospitalized cases.
Though coverage still isn't optimal, for the first time rates topped 60%, with the boys' level gaining ground on the girls'.
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