National, State, and Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19-35 Months -- United States, 2008

Molinari, N. A.; Darling, N.; Cauley, M.
August 2009
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/28/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 33, p921
The article reports on the 2008 National Immunization Survey (NIS) vaccination coverage among children aged 19-35 months in the U.S. It describes the NIS coverage estimates for 4:3:1:3:3:1 vaccine series. Children born during January 2005 and June 2007 received 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, hepatitis A vaccine, and hepatitis B vaccination. The survey revealed a significant gap in vaccination coverage between children living in poverty and those who do not.


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