Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Use by Adults in the U.S.
Detailed Survey Data Tables for the 2009-2010 Vaccination Season
In March 2010, the RAND Corporation surveyed a nationally representative sample of noninstitutionalized adults age 18 and over (n=4,040) to collect data on the receipt of seasonal influenza vaccine in the United States. The detailed survey data presented here will inform public health officials and other stakeholders about seasonal influenza vaccination of adults shortly following the end of the vaccination season. The information on flu vaccine uptake among population groups should be of interest to those working to increase uptake among different segments of the population, including those specifically recommended for the vaccine by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Survey findings indicate that during the 2009–2010 vaccination season, 39 percent of all U.S. adults were vaccinated against seasonal influenza, 45 percent of adults specifically recommended for vaccination were vaccinated, and 48 percent of vaccinated adults received the vaccine at a doctor's office or medical clinic.
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- Document Number: OP-311/1-GSK
- Year: 2010
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This survey was conducted with the funding and support of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) performed under the auspices of RAND Health.
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