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Immunizations and Asians and Pacific Islanders

Asian/Pacific Islander adults are 10% less likely to ever have received the pneumococcal vaccine as compared to non-Hispanic white adults.

  • In 2014, 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 2014, 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.

 

At a glance – Adults (Hepatitis)

Percentage of adults ages 19-49 years, high risk groups, who ever received 3 or more doses of the hepatitis B vaccination, 2014

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/
Non-Hispanic White Ratio
35.6%
36.3%
1.0

 

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, 2013-2014 season

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/
Non-Hispanic White Ratio
72.5%
73.4%
1.0

Source: CDC 2016. Surveillance of Vaccination Coverage Among Adult Populations — United States, 2014. Table 1.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/ss/ss6501a1.htm

 

Age-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 and over who received the influenza (flu) shot in the past 12 months, 2013

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
54.7%
58.2%
0.9

Source: CDC, 2015. Health United States, 2014. Table 74
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus14.pdf [PDF | 14.65MB]

 

At a glance – Adults (Pneumonia)

Age-adjusted percentage of adults aged 65 years and older who ever received the pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot), 2014

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
47.7%
64.7%
0.7

 

Age-adjusted percentage of high risk adults aged 19 to 64 years who ever received the pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot), 2014

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
14.6%
21.1%
0.7

 

At a glance – Adults (HPV)

Percentage of women ages 19 ato 26, who ever received atleast 1 dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, 2014

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
22.8%
46.3%
0.5

Source: CDC 2016. Surveillance of Vaccination Coverage Among Adult Populations — United States, 2014. Table 1.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/ss/ss6501a1.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, 2014

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
85.5%
92.2%
0.9

 

At a glance – Adolescents (MMR)

Percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years who received 2 or more doses of measles, mumps, rubella vaccination, 2014

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
85.8%
91.0%
0.9

 

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, 2014

Asian Only
Non-Hispanic White
Asian /Non-
Hispanic White Ratio
85.2%
88.6%
1.0

 

At a glance – Adolescents (HPV)

Percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years who ever received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, 2014 - Females

#doses
Asian Females Only
Non-Hispanic White Females
Asian Females/Non-
Hispanic White Females Ratio
1 or more
54.9%
56.1%
1.0
3 or more
35.7%
39.0%
0.9
3 dose series completion
71.7%
70.6%
1.0

 

At a glance – Adolescents (HPV)

Percentage of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years who ever received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, 2014 - Males

#doses
Asian Males Only
Non-Hispanic White Males
Asian Males/Non-
Hispanic White Males Ratio
1 or more
45.8%
36.4%
1.3
3 or more
26.6%
18.8%
1.4
3 dose series completion
63.0%
57.9%
1.1

Source: CDC 2015. Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2014. Table 2.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6429a3.htm

 

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), 2014

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
87.4%
--
85.5%
1.0
--

 

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), 2014

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific
Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
91.4%
95.8%
92.6%
1.0
1.0

 

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, 2014

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
92.9%
95.2%
90.7%
1.0
1.0

 

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), 2014

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
95.7%
95.7%
91.2%
1.0
1.0

 

At a glance – Children (Polio)

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who received the universally recommended vaccination – 3 doses of polio, 2014

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
93.2%
93.8%
93.3%
1.0
1.0

 

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), 2014

Asian Only
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders
Non-Hispanic White
Asian/Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders/ Non-Hispanic White Ratio
95.3%
94.9%
90.3%
1.1
1.1

 

At a glance – Children (Fully Immunized)

Percentage of children aged 19 to 35 months who are fully immunized, 2014 (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
69.5%
--
72.6%
1.0
--

Source: CDC 2015. Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19–35 Months — United States, 2014. Table 2.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6433a1.htm

Last Modified: 12/27/2016 12:48:47 PM