Interim Results: State-Specific Influenza Vaccination Coverage -- United States, August 2010-February 2011

Furlow, Carolyn; Gonzalez-Feliciano, Amparo G.; Bryan, Leah N.; Euler, Gary L.; Ding, Helen; Singleton, James A.; Balluz, Lina S.
June 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/10/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 22, p737
The article discusses the results of the analysis made by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of influenza vaccination coverage in the U.S. using data from Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and National Immunization Survey collected from September 2010 to March 2011. It was found that coverage for Hispanic and non-Hispanic African American children increased by 11-12 percent points from 2009-2010 to 2010-2011 season. Estimated national coverage among children aged 6 months to 17 years was 49 percent.


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