Volume 10, Number 11—November 2004
ICEID & ICWID 2004
International Conference on Women and Infectious Diseases (ICWID)
Vaccines for Women Age 50 and Older
|Population group||Vaccinated (%)||By 2010 (%)b|
|Persons >65 y||67c||90|
|Nursing home patient||83||90|
|Persons at high-risk 18–64 y||29||60|
aCenters for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2003;52(RR-8).
bHealthy People 2010 goals.
cVaccination rates for all components of the over-65 age group in 2001 to 2002 were 70% for non-Hispanic whites, 47% for Hispanics, and 52% for non-Hispanic blacks.