Whooping Cough or Pertussis
Data are for the U.S.
- Reported number of new whooping cough cases: 15,609 (2018)
- Percent of children vaccinated by age 24 months with 4 or more doses of DTP/DT/DTaP vaccination: 80.7% (2015)
- Percent of adolescents aged 13-17 years with 1 dose or more of Tdap vaccination: 88.9% (2018)
Page last reviewed: March 1, 2021
Content source: CDC/National Center for Health Statistics