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Why Is This Important?
Immunizations are one of the most cost-effective health prevention measures. They have been cited by the U.S. Public Health Service as one of the Ten Great Public Health Achievements in the 20th Century. Vaccines play an essential role in reducing and eliminating disease. By two years of age, it is recommended that all children should have received 4 doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTaP), 3 doses of polio, 1 dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), 3 doses of Haemophilis Influenza, type B (Hib), 3 doses of Hepatitis B, 1 dose of Varicella, and 4 doses of Pneumococcal vaccine. This series is referred to in shorthand as "4:3:1:3:3:1:4."
Children aged 19-35 months who have received the recommended vaccine series (4 DTaP, 3 Polio, 1 MMR, 3 Hib, 3 HepB, 1 Varicella, and 4 Pneumococcal).
Data SourceU.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Immunization Survey, accessed through ChildVaxView Interactive.
How the Measure is Calculated
Numerator:Number of children aged 19-35 months that have received at least 4 doses of DTaP, 3 doses of Polio, 1 dose of MMR, 3 doses of Hib, 3 doses of Hep B, 1 dose of Varicella, and 4 doses of Pneumococcal vaccine.
Denominator:Children aged 19-35 months.