Table 4

Estimates of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine coverage in the United States from the 2005 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey.

Group

Age

(years)

% ever had pneumonia shot


All

Diabetes*


All

25–29

10

29

30–34

9

17

35–39

10

27

40–44

10

30

45–49

11

30

50–54

14

34

55–59

21

41

60–64

30

48

65+

64

69


White, Non-Hispanic

18–64

14

40

65+

67

75


Black, Non-Hispanic

18–64

16

33

65+

50

55


Hispanic

18–64

13

23

65+

42

47


Has health care coverage

18–64

14

38

65+

64

70


Does not have health care coverage

18–64

13

27

65+

42

52


Data from the WEAT: Web Enabled Analysis Tool available at http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/s_broker/htmsql.exe/weat/Freq_analysis.hsql webcite.

* Ever told have diabetes (excluding pregnancy)

Jackson et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2009 9:37   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-9-37

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