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Volume 20, Number 4—April 2014

Research

Efficiency of Points of Dispensing for Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 Vaccination, Los Angeles County, California, USA, 2009

Shubhayu SahaComments to Author , Brandon Dean, Steven Teutsch, Rebekah H. Borse, Martin I. Meltzer, DeeAnn Bagwell, Alonzo Plough, and Jonathan Fielding
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S. Saha, R.H. Borse, M.I. Meltzer); Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA (B. Dean, S. Teutsch, D. Bagwell, A. Plough, J. Fielding)

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Table 3

Residence, rate of vaccination, and distance traveled for persons visiting PODs for influenza vaccination, Los Angeles County, California, USA, October 23–December 8, 2009*

Variable White African American Hispanic Asian
% Residents of Los Angeles† 30 9 47 13
Total % patients in PODs,‡ n = 125,849 19 3 44 28
Number vaccinated per 10,000 population 75 37 114 257
Average distance traveled, miles (SD)§ 6.6 (6.5) 5.6 (6.3) 4.7 (5.3) 6.3 (6.2)
Median distance traveled, miles§ 4.7 3.8 2.9 4.5

*PODs, points of distribution.
†2009 tract-level demographic data from the Los Angeles Department of Public Health.
‡Information from questionnaire used at POD before vaccination.
§Euclidean distance from residence to POD based on geocoded addresses of vaccines.

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