Shingles vaccination among adults aged 60 and over : United States, 2018
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Shingles vaccination among adults aged 60 and over : United States, 2018

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      Data from the National Health Interview Survey • Shingles vaccination among adults aged 60 and over increased from 6.7% in 2008 to 34.5% in 2018. • In 2018, women (35.4%) were equally as likely as men (33.5%) to have ever received a shingles vaccine. • Non-Hispanic white adults (38.6%) were approximately twice as likely as non-Hispanic black (18.8%) and Hispanic (19.5%) adults to have ever received a shingles vaccine. • Vaccination coverage was highest for those who were not poor and those who had more than a high school education. • The percentage of adults aged 60 and over who ever had a shingles vaccination ranged from 26.3% in the East South Central region to 42.8% in the West North Central region of the United States. Shingles is a painful rash caused by the varicella zoster virus (1). Persons of all ages are at risk for shingles. However, this risk and the risk of complications increase with age (1,2). Vaccines have been developed to prevent shingles, and beginning in 2017, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended that all adults aged 50 and over be vaccinated (3). Prior to this change, ACIP had recommended that only adults aged 60 and over receive a shingles vaccine (3). This report describes trends in shingles vaccination as well as variation by demographic, socioeconomic, and geographic characteristics among adults aged 60 and over. Suggested citation: Terlizzi EP, Black LI. Shingles vaccination among adults aged 60 and over: United States, 2018. NCHS Data Brief, no 370. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2020. CS317479 db370-h.pdf
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      Key findings -- From 2008 through 2018, the percentage of adults aged 60 and over who had ever received a shingles vaccine increased for all age groups examined. -- Among adults aged 60 and over, receipt of shingles vaccination varied by race and Hispanic origin, but not sex. -- Receipt of shingles vaccination varied by poverty status and educational attainment among adults aged 60 and over. -- Among adults aged 60 and over, the percentage who had ever received a shingles vaccine ranged from 26.3% in the East South Central region to 42.8% in the West North Central region. -- Summary -- Definitions -- Data source and methods -- About the authors -- References -- Suggested citation.
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