QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged 18–26 Years Who Ever Received a Human Papillomavirus Vaccine,† by Race and Hispanic Origin§ and Sex — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019¶
Weekly / May 28, 2021 / 70(21);797
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Abbreviation: HPV = human papillomavirus.
* With 95% confidence intervals indicated by error bars.
† Based on a response to the question, “HPV is the Human Papillomavirus. Have you ever received an HPV shot or vaccine?”
§ Adults categorized as non-Hispanic White and non-Hispanic Black indicated one race only; respondents had the option to select more than one racial group. Hispanic respondents might be of any race or combination of races. Non-Hispanic adults of multiple or other races are not shown separately but are included in the total groups.
¶ Estimates are based on household interviews of a sample of the civilian, noninstitutionalized U.S. population.
Overall, in 2019, 47.0% of adults aged 18–26 years had ever received an HPV vaccination. Non-Hispanic White adults (49.7%) were more likely than Hispanic adults (40.6%) to have ever received an HPV vaccination; differences between non-Hispanic Black adults (45.8%) and the other two groups were not statistically significant. Overall, women were more likely than men to have been vaccinated (56.6% versus 37.2%), and this pattern was seen for non-Hispanic White women and men (60.6% versus 38.6%) and for Hispanic women and men (50.2% versus 30.8%). However, the difference between non-Hispanic Black women and men (48.9% versus 43.0%) was not statistically significant.
Source: National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2019. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm
Reported by: Lindsey Black, MPH, email@example.com, 301-458-4548; Peter Boersma, MPH.
Suggested citation for this article: QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18–26 Years Who Ever Received a Human Papillomavirus Vaccine, by Race and Hispanic Origin and Sex — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2021;70:797. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm7021a5external icon.
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