Pneumonia

Data are for the U.S.

Vaccination
  • Percent of adults aged 18 and over who had ever received a pneumococcal vaccination: 25.5% (2020)

Source: Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2019-2020

Emergency department visits
  • Number of visits to emergency departments with pneumonia as the primary diagnosis: 1.5 million

Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2018 National Summary Tables, table 12

Mortality
  • Number of deaths: 47,601
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 14.4

Source: National Vital Statistics System – Mortality Data (2020) via CDC WONDER

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Page last reviewed: September 6, 2022