TITLE

National, State, and Local Area Vaccination Coverage among Adolescents Aged 13-17 Years -- United States, 2009

AUTHOR(S)
Dorell, C.; Stokley, S.; Yankey, D.; Cohn, A.; Markowitz, L.
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/20/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 32, p1018
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the National Immunization Survey-Teen (NIS-Teen) that was conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2009 to estimate vaccination coverage among adolescents aged 13 to 17 years. It cites the vaccines that adolescents should routinely receive, according to Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations, including human papillomavirus (HPV) for females. It notes a substantial increase in vaccination coverage among these individuals from 2008 to 2009.
ACCESSION #
54354582

 

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