CDC Report: National Immunization Survey (Teen) Summarizes Adolescent Vaccination Rates

Aug 24, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released the 2016 National Immunization Survey-Teen report, which provides the latest estimates of adolescent vaccination rates in the United States. The following are key findings from the report:

  • Most parents are choosing to start the HPV vaccination series for their child.
  • The gap in HPV vaccination rates between boys and girls continues to narrow.
  • In 2016, 65 percent of girls received the first dose of HPV vaccine, and 56 percent of boys received the first dose of HPV vaccine.
  • Although most children are getting their first dose of HPV vaccine, many children are not completing the vaccination series.

View the report to learn more.


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