viernes, 7 de septiembre de 2012

Vaccines: Stats-Surv/Immunization Coverage in the US

Vaccines: Stats-Surv/Immunization Coverage in the US

Statistics and Surveillance:

Vaccination Coverage in the U.S.

Vaccination coverage - that is, estimates of the number of people who have received particular vaccines - is measured at national, state, and local levels. Several surveys are used to:
  1. Identify groups at risk of contracting vaccine-preventable diseases;
  2. Stimulate efforts to increase coverage;
  3. Evaluate how well the efforts work

Surveys of U.S. Vaccination Coverage

More Information on Population-Based Surveys

The following articles provide more information on the strengths and limitations of the population-based surveys described above.

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