Navigation Links
Young Adults Unaware of Threat of Infectious Disease and the Availability of Preventive Vaccines
Date:7/22/2009

target="_new">www.adultvaccination.org.)

Adult Vaccination Levels Lag

The latest data from CDC show that there are still too few Americans taking advantage of vaccines recommended to protect them from infectious diseases. Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination levels remain at 66.6 percent and 60 percent, respectively, for those over age 65. Other adult vaccination levels are lower - 6.7 percent for shingles in those 60 and older; about 10 percent for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in women 19 to 26 years of age and about 15 percent for Tdap in those 19 to 64 years of age.

It should be noted that Tdap booster is recommended in place of one tetanus-diphtheria (Td) booster vaccine, which is recommended every 10 years. Since Tdap has only been licensed since June 10, 2005, a substantial portion of the population has not yet reached the 10-year timing milestone since their last Td vaccine. The coverage level for any Td-containing vaccine is 64 percent for those 19 to 49 years of age, 63 percent for those 50 to 64 years of age and 52 percent for those 65 and older.

While influenza and pneumococcal vaccination levels are highest and have remained somewhat steady, these rates are disappointing, because influenza and pneumococcal vaccines have long been a part of the adult schedule and the coverage goal is 90 percent. Also of concern are racial and ethnic disparities in coverage levels in people 65 and older. Influenza coverage level in non-Hispanic whites in this age group is above the national average at 69 percent, while the rates for non-Hispanic blacks and Hispanic persons 65-plus are well below at 53 percent and 51 percent, respectively. Similarly, for pneumococcal disease, whites 65-plus have higher coverage levels than non-Hispanic blacks and Hispanics at 64 percent, 44 percent and 36 percent, respectively.

"Immunity is a lifetime continuu
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Invests $300,000 in Easter Seals' Autism Services for Young Children
2. Young Innovations, Inc. Announces Record Earnings for the Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2009
3. Young Innovations, Inc. Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend and Authorizes Share Repurchase Program
4. Young Black, Hispanic Women Tend to Develop Love Handles
5. New Jersey Dietetic Association Names Ketchums Jaime Schwartz Young Dietitian of the Year
6. Young Innovations, Inc. Provides Second Quarter Conference Call Details
7. Younger Teens Really Do Care What People Think
8. Repair ACL Injuries in Young Athletes Quickly
9. New Policy Statement from Society for Adolescent Medicine Urges Inclusion of Adolescent and Young Adult Health Issues in All Health Care Reform Legislation
10. Young People With Heart Defects Not Checking In With Heart Doc
11. Risks of Delaying ACL Reconstruction in Young Athletes May Be Too High, Study Shows
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/13/2014)... MillionaireCasket.com is a professional supplier of funeral products. According to ... well in the global market. Recently, the company has announced ... a special offer for all the newly released items. ... caskets are made with superb materials. As is commonly noted, ... respect to the departed saint. MillionaireCasket.com is always here to ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... 13, 2014 Intraocular Lens (IOL) Market: ... 2013 - 2019 , Intraocular lens (IOL) is inserted ... or cataracts. The lenses are inserted inside the eye, ... intraocular lens replaces the focusing power of natural lens. ... lens to deliver the light focusing function which was ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... Victorian Hotel has recently announced that ... of bikes for its "Cycle the City" program, which ... tour the area using a rental bicycle, available for ... to call Vancouver home, as it is a city ... picturesque journeys through the countryside. Vancouver hotel rooms often ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... additives are chemicals, which are added to various fuels ... on, in order to enhance their performance. Fuel additives ... by fuels and improving the combustion properties of fuels. ... scale in the long run, but, in the short ... products. , The various fuel additive types include deposit ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... The Pearland, Texas location of The Little Gym, a ... to 12 years of age that offers everything from gymnastics, ... Summer Camps, is now under new ownership. , Kevin Berry ... spending over six years at The Little Gym of Bellaire ... Berry has over ten years of experience working with children, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Brand New Cherry Caskets Unveiled By China Casket Supplier MillionaireCasket.com 2Health News:Intraocular Lens (IOL) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 2Health News:Intraocular Lens (IOL) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 3Health News:Intraocular Lens (IOL) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 4Health News:Victorian Hotel Creates Excitement by Adding "Cycle the City" Bike Rentals for Its Vancouver Hotel Rooms 2Health News:North America Fuel Additives Market is Expected to Reach $8,100 Million by 2017 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Fuel Additives Market is Expected to Reach $8,100 Million by 2017 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Fuel Additives Market is Expected to Reach $8,100 Million by 2017 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:The Little Gym of Pearland, TX Now Under New Ownership and Management 2
... ... leads through your website. , ... (PRWEB) November 24, 2009 -- 2009 has been another tough year for the U.S. economy. ... afloat and reduce costs. Typically the first items on the chopping block are things like ...
... , 2009 Q3 Financials, S-1 Registration Statement being Prepared ... WESTON, Fla., Nov. 24 American Scientific Resources Inc. (Pink Sheets: ... update. , Since filing 2007 and 2008 audited financials on Pinksheets ... all part of a long term business plan for the Company. ...
... study finds , TUESDAY, Nov. 24 (HealthDay News) -- ... are at increased risk for asthma, researchers say. , ... an immune response in humans -- is found in ... found persistent wheezing (an early warning sign of asthma ...
... Jamba, Inc. (Nasdaq: JMBA ) announced today the ... Juice(TM) Smoothie and Ice Pop Maker, a Jamba Juice-branded toy ... Created together with Think Wow Toys, the EZ-2 MAKE! ... at a leading toy retailer, starting mid-November. The toy ...
... ... and keep an ongoing dialogue with patients. Through Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets, ... answer any questions that patients may have. , ... Atlanta, GA (Vocus) November 24, 2009 -- A plastic surgeon in ...
... ... Monthly Revenue for Central Stations and Security Dealers. , ... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 24, 2009 -- NCL ... Revenue for Central Stations and Security Dealers., , ,"Integrated security systems has been and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:We Do Web Content Offers Free Lead Generation Report 2Health News:We Do Web Content Offers Free Lead Generation Report 3Health News:American Scientific Resources Inc. Issues Corporate Update 2Health News:American Scientific Resources Inc. Issues Corporate Update 3Health News:Traffic, Dust Linked to Asthma in Kids 2Health News:Jamba Juice and Think Wow Toys Bring the Smoothie Experience Home With Debut of Jamba Branded Toy Blender 2Health News:Jamba Juice and Think Wow Toys Bring the Smoothie Experience Home With Debut of Jamba Branded Toy Blender 3Health News:Atlanta Plastic Surgeon Using Social Media To Connect with Patients 2Health News:Atlanta Plastic Surgeon Using Social Media To Connect with Patients 3Health News:NCL Security Launches EyeCentral Video Platform for the Security Industry to Generate Recurring Monthly Revenue for Central Stations and Security Dealers 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014  Decision Resources Group finds that while ... specialists are willing to prescribe Durata,s Dalvance (dalbavancin) ... as OPAT, approximately two-thirds of the respondents reported ... hospital inpatients. However, our findings indicate that nearly ... on OPAT following hospital discharge, and most are ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... MILTON, N.Y. , Jan. 15, 2014 Sono-Tek Corporation ... three months ended November 30, 2013, compared to sales of ... or 20%. Once again, this quarter has also shown growth ... in the first quarter of this fiscal year. Markets that ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 As health officials across the ... select Meijer pharmacies in Michigan will ... eligible patients, enabling Meijer pharmacists to administer tests and, in ... by a physician participating in the study. The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Long-Acting Antibiotics Offering Once-Weekly Dosing Will See Favorable Uptake and Use as Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) 2Long-Acting Antibiotics Offering Once-Weekly Dosing Will See Favorable Uptake and Use as Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) 3Sono-Tek Announces Third Quarter Results 2Sono-Tek Announces Third Quarter Results 3Sono-Tek Announces Third Quarter Results 4Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 2Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: