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IID-12.4 Data Details

IID-12.4 Increase the percentage of children aged 13 to 17 years who are vaccinated annually against seasonal influenza

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Baseline (Year)
9.8 (2008)
Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Number of persons aged 13 to 17 years reported to be vaccinated with influenza vaccine within the past flu season
Number of persons aged 13 to 17 years at the time of the household interview
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

In 2007 the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended that all children ages 6-59 months and their close contacts receive the influenza vaccine. Annual influenza vaccination was also recommended for persons with certain risk factors, health care personnel, and other persons in close contact with persons in groups at high risk. In 2008, the ACIP expanded its recommendation to include annual influenza vaccination of children aged 5-18 years beginning in the 2008-09 influenza season.

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch

In 2013, objectives IID-12.1 through 12.4 objectives were consolidated and revised to IID-12.11.