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Immunizations and Asians and Pacific Islanders

  • In 2015, Asian/Pacific Islander adults aged 65 years and older were 30% less likely to have ever received the pneumonia shot, compared to non-Hispanic white adults of the same age group.
  • In 2016, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander children aged 19 to 35 months reached the Healthy People goal for immunizations for hepatitis B, MMR (measles-mumps-rubella), polio and chicken pox.
  • Asian/Pacific Islander women were 20 percent less likely to be immunized against HPV, in 2015.

 

Adults (Hepatitis)

Percentage of adults ages 19-49 years, high risk groups, who ever received 3 or more doses of the hepatitis B vaccination, 2015

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/
Non-Hispanic White Ratio
38.3%
34.9%
1.1

 

Adults (Influenza)

Age-adjusted percentage of adults aged 65 years and older who received the influenza (flu) shot in the past 12 months, 2014-2015 season

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/
Non-Hispanic White Ratio
83.5%
75.1%
1.1

Source: CDC 2017. Surveillance of Vaccination Coverage Among Adult Populations — United States, 2016. Table 1.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/ss/ss6611a1.htm

 

Age-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 and over who received the influenza (flu) shot in the past 12 months, 2015

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
47.0%
46.9%
1.0

Source: CDC, 2017. Health United States, 2016. Table 68
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus16.pdf [PDF | 11.14MB]

 

Adults (Pneumonia)

Age-adjusted percentage of adults aged 65 years and older who ever received the pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot), 2015

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
49.0%
68.1%
0.7

 

Age-adjusted percentage of high risk adults aged 19 to 64 years who ever received the pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot), 2015

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
21.5%
24.0%
0.9

 

Adults (HPV)

Percentage of women ages 19 ato 26, who ever received atleast 1 dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, 2015

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
36.3%
44.7%
0.8

Source: CDC 2017. Surveillance of Vaccination Coverage Among Adult Populations — United States, 2016. Table 1.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/ss/ss6611a1.htm

 

Adolescents (Hepatitis)

Percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years who received 3 or more doses of the hepatitis B vaccination, 2017

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
92.3%
92.6%
1.0

 

Adolescents (MMR)

Percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years who received 2 or more doses of measles, mumps, rubella vaccination, 2017

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
92.3%
92.6%
1.0

 

Adolescents (Tdap)

Percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years who received 1 or more doses of the tetanus-diptheria booster or Tdap, 2017

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
87.2%
89.7%
1.0

 

Adolescents (HPV)

Percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years who ever received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, 2017/strong>

Asian
Non-Hispanic White /div>
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
Male
65.2%
56.7%
1.2
Female
75.1%
63.6%
1.2
Total
70.4%
60.0%
1.2

CDC 2018. TeenVaxView. 2017 Report.br /> https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/imz-managers/coverage/teenvaxview/data-reports/hpv/index.html

 

Children (DTaP)

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 4 doses of diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP), 2016

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
86.4%
83.2
84.8%
1.0
1.0

 

Children (Hib)

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 3 doses Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), 2016

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific
Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
95.0%
91.4%
93.8%
1.0
1.0

 

Children (Hepatitis B)

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 3 doses hepatitis B (Hep B) vaccine, 2016

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
93.8%
86.0%
91.3
1.0
0.9

 

Children (MMR)

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 1 dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), 2016

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
93.6%
86.1%
91.6%
1.0
0.9

 

Children (Polio)

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 3 doses of polio, 2016

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
94.7%
91.3%
92.5%
1.0
1.0

 

Children (Chicken Pox)

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 1 dose varicella vaccine (chicken pox), 2016

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
94.2%
86.7%
90.8%
1.0
1.0

 

Children (Fully Immunized)

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who are fully immunized, 2016 (4:3:1:3)

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
72.3%
--
72.2%
1.0
--

Source: CDC 2017. Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19–35 Months — United States, 2016. Table 2.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/volumes/66/wr/6643a3.htm

Last Modified: 8/29/2018 1:59:00 PM