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Immunizations and American Indians/Alaska Natives

In 2011, American Indian/Alaska Native children received the recommended doses of vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella, Hib, polio, and chicken pox at the same rate as non-Hispanic White children.

  • In American Indian/Alaska Native adults aged 18 years and over were as likely as their non-Hispanic white counterparts to have received the influenza (flu) shot in the past 12 months.
  • American Indian/Alaska Native adolscent females were 30 percent more likely to receive an HPV vaccine in 2011, as compared to non-Hispanic whites.

 

At a glance – Adults (Influenza):

Age-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 and over who received the influenza (flu) shot in the past 12 months, 2010

American
Indian/Alaska
Native

Non-Hispanic White

American
Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

54.7%

52.7%

1.0

Source:  CDC 2012.  Health United States, 2011.  Table 88.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus11.pdf [PDF | 9.8MB]

 

Age-adjusted percentage of adults aged 65 years and over who received the influenza (flu) shot August 2010 to May 2011

American
Indian/Alaska
Native

Non-Hispanic White

American
Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

68.7%

67.7%

1.0

Source:  2012. Final state-level influenza vaccination coverage estimates for the 2010–11 season.
http://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/vaccination/coverage_1011estimates.htm

 

Age-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 and over who ever received the pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot), 2010

American
Indian/Alaska
Native

Non-Hispanic White

American
Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

48.5%

63.5%

0.8

Source:  CDC 2012.  Health United States, 2011.  Table 89.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus11.pdf [PDF | 9.8MB]

 

At a glance – Adolescents (Hepatitis):

Percentage adolescents aged 13-17 years, who ever received 3 or more doses of the hepatitis B vaccination, 2010

American
Indian/Alaska
Native

Non-Hispanic White

American
Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

92.8%

92.7%

1.0

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Immunization Survey (NIS) - Teens 13 through 17 years old.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nisteen/data/tables_2010.htm#race

 

At a glance – Adolescents (MMR):

Percentage adolescents aged 13-17 years, who ever received 2 or more doses of measles, mumps, rubella vaccination, 2011

American
Indian/Alaska Native

Non-Hispanic White

American Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

81.1%

91.4%

0.9

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Immunization Survey (NIS) - Teens 13 through 17 years old.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nisteen/data/tables_2011.htm#race

 

At a glance – Adolescents (Tdap):

Percentage adolescents aged 13-17 years, who ever received 1 or more doses of tetanus diphtheria booster or Tdap vaccination, 2011

American
Indian/Alaska
Native

Non-Hispanic White

American
Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

80.8%

85.1%

0.9

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Immunization Survey (NIS) - Teens 13 through 17 years old.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nisteen/data/tables_2011.htm#race

 

At a glance - Adolescents (HPV):

Percentage of adolescents ages 13-17 years, who ever received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, 2011 - Female

#doses

American
Indian/Alaska
Native Female

Non-Hispanic White Female

American
Indian/Alaska
Native Female/Non-Hispanic
White Female Ratio

1 or more

59.4

47.5

1.3

3 or more

37.8

33.0

1.1

3 dose series completion

71.1

74.8

1.0

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Immunization Survey (NIS) - Teens 13 through 17 years old.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nisteen/data/tables_2011.htm#race

 

Percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years who ever received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, 2011 - Males

#doses

American
Indian/Alaska
Native Males

Non-Hispanic White Males

American
Indian/Alaska
Native Males/Non-Hispanic
White Males Ratio

1 or more

--

5.6%

--

3 or more

--

0.8%

--

3 dose series completion

--

25.9%

--

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Immunization Survey (NIS) - Teens 13 through 17 years old.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/data/tables_2011.htm#race

 

At a glance – Children (DTaP):

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 4 doses of diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP) , 2011

American
Indian/Alaska
Native

Non-Hispanic White

American
Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

89.6%

85.0%

1.1

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Immunization Survey (NIS) - Children 19-35 months old.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/data/tables_2011.htm

 

At a glance – Children (Hib):

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 3 doses Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) , 2011

American
Indian/Alaska
Native

Non-Hispanic White

American
Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

85.8%

94.1%

0.9

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Immunization Survey (NIS) - Children 19-35 months old.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/data/tables_2011.htm

 

At a glance – Children (Hepatitis B):

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 3 doses hepatitis B (hep B) vaccine, 2011

American
Indian/Alaska
Native

Non-Hispanic White

American
Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

92.6%

90.3%

1.0

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Immunization Survey (NIS) - Children 19-35 months old.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/data/tables_2011.htm

 

At a glance – Children (MMR):

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 1 dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), 2011

American
Indian/Alaska
Native

Non-Hispanic White

American
Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

94.8%

91.1%

1.0

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Immunization Survey (NIS) - Children 19-35 months old.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/data/tables_2011.htm

 

At a glance – Children (Polio):

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 3 doses of polio, 2011

American
Indian/Alaska
Native

Non-Hispanic White

American
Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

88.1%

93.9%

0.9

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Immunization Survey (NIS) - Children 19-35 months old.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/data/tables_2011.htm

 

At a glance – Children (Chicken Pox):

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 1 dose varicella vaccine (chicken pox), 2011

American
Indian/Alaska
Native

Non-Hispanic White

American
Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

90.1%

89.6%

1.0

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Immunization Survey (NIS) - Children 19-35 months old.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/data/tables_2011.htm

 

At a glance – Children (Fully Immunized):

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who are fully immunized , 2011 (4:3:1:3)

American
Indian/Alaska
Native

Non-Hispanic White

American
Indian/Alaska
Native /Non-Hispanic
White Ratio

71.9%

82.0%

0.9

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Immunization Survey (NIS) - Children 19-35 months old.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/data/tables_2011.htm


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