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Percent of high risk persons (e.g. COPD) age 18-64 who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months.
Healthy People 2010, measure 14-29c.
1.69a Percent of high risk persons age 18-64 who received an influenza vaccination, United States, 2000.
National Data Source
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).
U.S. population: high-risk adults age 18 to 64.
A subset of denominator who report receiving an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months.
1.69b Percent of high risk persons age 18-64 who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months, by state, 2001.
State Data Source
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.
Number of high-risk persons age 18 to 64.
Number of high-risk persons, age 18 to 64 who answered "Yes" to the question "During the past 12 months, have you had a flu shot?"
High risk conditions include diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, kidney disease, liver disease and cancer. Not all high-risk conditions for complications of influenza and pneumococcal disease can be ascertained by NHIS (for example, immunocompromised), and the sample size may be too small for some groups.
Data are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population. Age-adjusted percents are weighted sums of age-specific percents. For a discussion on age adjustment, see Part A, Section 5 of Tracking Healthy People 2010.
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