National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2018

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

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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 2019;68(33):718-723. 

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Provider Recommendation for HPV Vaccination

Overall, 77.5% of parents reported receiving a provider recommendation for adolescent HPV vaccination; prevalence varied by state, ranging from 59.5% in Mississippi to 90.7% in Massachusetts (Supplementary Figure, https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/80682) (Supplementary Table 5, https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/80680). Nationally, ≥1-dose HPV vaccination coverage was higher among adolescents whose parents reported receiving a provider recommendation (74.7%) than among those whose parents reported not receiving a provider recommendation (46.7%) (Supplementary Table 5, https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/80680). Fewer parents living in non-MSA areas reported receiving a provider recommendation than did those living in MSA principal cities (70.3% versus 77.4%) (Supplementary Table 6, https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/80681).

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