Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Estimates Among Adolescents in the Mississippi Delta Region: National Immunization Survey‑Teen, 2015–2017
Examines HPV vaccination data for adolescents aged 13 to 17 years from the National Immunization Survey-Teen, 2015-2017. Compares HPV vaccination coverage estimates in rural and urban areas of the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) region with estimates in areas of the Delta states outside the DRA region and non-Delta states. Discusses reasons why parents do not intend to vaccinate adolescents.
David Yankey, Laurie D. Elam-Evans, Connie L. Bish, Shannon K. Stokley
Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Children and youth · Delta Region · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Vaccination · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention