Influenza

Data are for the U.S.

Vaccination
  • Percent of adults aged 18 and over who received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months: 46.8%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2019 National Health Interview Surveypdf icon

  • Percent of children aged 6 months to 17 years who received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months: 50.4%
  • Percent of adults aged 18-49 who received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months: 34.2%
  • Percent of adults aged 50-64 who received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months: 46.8%
  • Percent of adults aged 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months: 68.7%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2018 National Health Interview Survey, data table for figure 4.2

Mortality

Influenza and pneumonia deaths

  • Number of deaths: 49,783
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 15.2
  • Cause of death rank: 9

Source: National Vital Statistics System – Mortality Data (2019) via CDC WONDER

Influenza 

  • Number of deaths: 5,902
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 1.8

Source: National Vital Statistics System – Mortality Data (2019) via CDC WONDER

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Page last reviewed: January 12, 2021