Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 1.7.  Percentage of children ages 19 to 35 months vaccinated with the 4:3:1:3 vaccination series, by race/ethnicity: 1995, 2000, 2003, and 2006

Race/ethnicity 1995 2000 2003 2006
Total 73.7 76.2 81.3 82.3
White 76.4 79.4 84.3 83.9
Black 69.8 70.6 75.2 78.6
Hispanic 68.2 72.7 78.7 81.7
Asian/Pacific Islander 76.4 75.3 80.71 80.41
American Indian/Alaska Native 68.5 69.2 76.9 79.5
1 Does not include Pacific Islanders.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. The 4:3:1:3 vaccination series includes four or more doses of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine (DTP), three or more doses of poliovirus vaccine, one or more doses of measles-containing vaccine (MCV), and three or more doses of Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) vaccine.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Immunization Program, Estimated Vaccination Coverage with Individual Vaccines and Vaccination Series Among Children 19 to 35 Months of Age by Race/Ethnicity, National Immunization Survey, 1995, 2000, 2003, and 2006.