Whooping Cough or Pertussis

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity
  • Reported number of new whooping cough cases: 15,609 (2018)

Source: Health, United States, 2019, table 10 pdf icon[PDF – 9.8 MB]

Vaccination
  • Percent of children vaccinated by age 24 months with 4 or more doses of DTaP vaccination: 82.3% (2018)

Source: ChildVaxView Interactive: Vaccination Coverage among Young Children

  • Percent of adolescents aged 13-17 years with 1 dose or more of Tdap vaccination: 88.9% (2018)

Source: Health, United States, 2019, table 32 pdf icon[PDF 9.8 MB]

  • Percent of adults aged 18 and over with pertussis shot in the last 10 years (Tdap): 43.6 %

Source: AdultVaxView Interactive: Vaccination Coverage among Adults

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Page last reviewed: January 28, 2022