Vaccination Coverage Rates
To monitor and improve vaccination coverage rates for vaccine-preventable diseases.
Influenza vaccination coverage by age group, for children 19-35 months of age, for adolescents 13-17 years of age, and for healthcare workers.
Rhode Island Numbers
Source: The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) for adult data and The National Immunization Survey (NIS) for child data.
- In the 2017-2018 influenza season, Rhode Island achieved the highest coverage rate in the nation for influenza vaccination among children (6 months - 17 years)
- The national Healthy People 2020 target for influenza vaccination coverage is 70% for all persons aged 6 months and over.
- Rhode Island met the national Healthy People 2020 target coverage for children (6 months - 17 years), but none of the adult age groups met the target coverage of 70%.
Source: CDC, National Immunization Survey - Children (NIS-Children). Immunization Abbrevations
- In 2017, Rhode Island met the national Healthy People 2020 target coverage rate of 90% for 3 Polio vaccine, 1 MMR vaccine, 3 Hep B vaccine, and 1 Varicella vaccine among children 19-35 months of age.
- Rhode Island did not meet the Healthy People 2020 target coverage rate of 80% for the 4:3:1:3:3:1:4 series (4 DTaP, 3 Polio, 1 MMR, 3/4 Hib, 3 Hep B, 1 Varicella and 4 PCV) in 2017 (74.4%).
Source: CDC, National Immunization Survey -Teens (NIS-Teen). Immunization Abbrevations
- For male adolescents 13-17 years of age, Rhode Island had the highest coverage rates in the nation for the completion of HPV vaccine series (2 or 3 doses) in 2017.