National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2017

Tanja Y. Walker, MPH; Laurie D. Elam-Evans, PhD; David Yankey, PhD; Lauri E. Markowitz, MD; Charnetta L. Williams, MD; Sarah A. Mbaeyi, MD; Benjamin Fredua, MS; Shannon Stokley, DrPH


Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 2018;67(33):909-917. 

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State, Local, and Territorial Vaccination Coverage

Vaccination coverage varied by jurisdiction (Table 3). Coverage with ≥1 dose of Tdap ranged from 78.9% in Alaska to 96.2% in Massachusetts; with ≥1 dose of MenACWY, from 60.7% in Wyoming to 95.3% in Georgia; and with ≥1 dose of HPV vaccine, from 46.9% in Wyoming to 91.9% in DC (Table 3) (Supplementary Figure 2, HPV UTD status ranged from 28.8% in Mississippi to 78.0% in DC. The largest increases in HPV UTD status from 2016 to 2017 occurred in Virginia (19.8 percentage points), DC (16.0), South Carolina (13.6), Nebraska (12.4), Dallas, Texas (11.8), Louisiana (11.1), North Carolina (10.7), Massachusetts (8.9), Vermont (8.8), and Texas (6.8) (Table 3). During 2013–2017, ≥1-dose HPV vaccination coverage increased an average of 5.1 percentage points per year nationally; the 5-year average annual increase ranged from 2.2 to 8.5 percentage points. The largest average annual increases were in Virginia (8.5 percentage points), DC (7.5), Montana (7.4), and in Arkansas, Iowa, Utah, and El Paso, Texas (7.3 percentage points each) (Supplementary Table 3,