IID-12.7 Increase the percentage of noninstitutionalized adults aged 65 years and older 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.
Number of persons aged 65 years and over who report receiving an influenza vaccination during September through February of the survey year
Number of persons aged 65 years and over. Only interviews conducted from March through August of the data year are included.
From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey:
During the PAST 12 MONTHS, have you had a flu shot? A flu shot is usually given in the fall and protects against influenza for the flu season.
During what month and year did you receive your most recent flu shot?
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.