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Immunizations and Hispanic Americans

Hispanic American adults are 30% less likely than non-Hispanic white adults to have ever received the pneumococcal vaccine.

  • In 2009, Hispanic adults aged 65 and older were 30% less likely to have received the influenza (flu) shot in the past 12 months, compared to non-Hispanic whites of the same age group.
  • In 2010, Hispanic adults aged 65 and older were 40% less likely to have ever received the pneumonia shot, compared to non-Hispanic white adults of the same age group.
  • Hispanic children aged 19 to 35 months had comparable rates of immunization for hepatitis, influenza, MMR and polio.
  • Hispanic women are 30% less likely to receive an HPV vaccine, as compared to Whites.

At a glance – Adults (Hepatitis):

Percentage of adults aged 19-49 years, high risk groups, who ever received 3 or more doses of the hepatitis B vaccination, 2010

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

33.8%

44.5%

0.8

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Health Interview Survey. 2010 Adult Vaccination Coverage. Table 1
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nhis/2010-nhis.htm

 

At a glance – Adults (Influenza):

Age-adjusted percentage of adults aged 65 years and older who received the influenza (flu) shot in the past 12 months, 2009

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

50.6%

68.6%

0.7

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Health Interview Survey. 2010 Adult Vaccination Coverage. Table 1
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nhis/2010-nhis.htm

 

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

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

40.6%

52.7%

0.8

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

At a glance – Adults (Pneumonia)

Age-adjusted percentage of adults aged 65 years and older who ever received the pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot), 2010

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

39.0%

63.5%

0.6

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Health Interview Survey. 2010 Adult Vaccination Coverage. Table 1
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nhis/2010-nhis.htm

 

Age-adjusted percentage of adults aged 19 to 64 years who ever received the pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot), 2010

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

14.8%

19.0%

0.8

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Health Interview Survey. 2010 Adult Vaccination Coverage. Table 1
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nhis/2010-nhis.htm

 

At a glance – Adults (HPV):

Percentage of women aged 19 to 26, who ever received at least 1 dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, 2010

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

15.1%

22.4%

0.7

Source:  CDC 2012.  National Health Interview Survey. 2010 Adult Vaccination Coverage. Table 1
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nhis/2010-nhis.htm

 

At a glance – Adolescents (Hepatitis):

Percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years who received 3 or more doses of the hepatitis B vaccination, 2011

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

91.7%

92.8%

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

 

At a glance – Adolescents (MMR):

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

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

90.6%

91.4%

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

 

At a glance – Adolescents (Tdap):

Percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years who received 1 or more doses of the tetanus diptheria booster or Tdap, 2011

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

86.7%

85.1%

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

 

At a glance – Adolescents (HPV):

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

#doses

Hispanic Females

Non-Hispanic White Females

Hispanic Females/Non-
Hispanic White Females Ratio

1 or more

65.0%

47.5%

1.4

3 or more

41.6%

33.0%

1.3

3 dose series completion

69.4%

74.8%

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

 

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

#doses

Hispanic Males

Non-Hispanic White Males

Hispanic Males/Non-
Hispanic White Males Ratio

1 or more

14.9%

5.6%

2.7

3 or more

2.7%

0.8%

3.4

3 dose series completion

29.0%

25.9%

1.1

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 – 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

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

84.1%

85.0%

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 (Hib):

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

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

94.4%

94.1%

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 (Hepatitis B):

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

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

91.5%

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

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

92.4%

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

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

93.8%

93.9%

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 (Chicken Pox):

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

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

92.0%

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)

Hispanic

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic/Non-
Hispanic White Ratio

81.9%

82.0%

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


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