Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13-17 Years -- United States, 2007

Jain, N.; Stokley, S.; Yankey, D.
October 2008
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/10/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 40, p1100
The article discusses the findings of the National Immunization Survey-Teen 2007 (NIS-Teen 2007) indicating an increase in new adolescents receiving vaccines in the U.S. It found that during the fourth quarter, 81.5% of adolescents were screened for an age-eligible adolescent. Among adolescents aged 13 to 17 years, vaccination coverage with tetanus or diphtheria toxoids vaccine was 72.3%. Vaccination coverage with meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) was 32.4% in 2007.


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