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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of adolescents (age 13-15) reported to have received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 14-27d.

Table

1.69 Percent of adolescents age 13-15 who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine, United States, 1999 and 2003.

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).

Denominator

U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population: number of adolescents, age 13-15, excluding those who are reported to ever have had varicella (chicken pox).

Numerator

Number of adolescents, age 13-15, reported to be vaccinated with 1 or more doses of the varicella antigen.

Comments

Race categories changed since 2001. Data for 2001 and later years may not be comparable to data from previous years.

Percent of children age 2-17 who report having a dental visit in the last year. Percent of adolescents (age 13-15) reported to have received 1 or more doses of tetanus-diphtheria booster.

 

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