Whooping Cough or Pertussis

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity
  • Reported number of new whooping cough cases: 17,972 (2016)

Source: Health, United States, 2017, table 33 Cdc-pdf[PDF – 9.8 MB]

Vaccination
  • Percent of children aged 19-35 months with 4 or more doses of DTP/DT/DTaP vaccination: 83.4% (2016)
  • Percent of adolescents aged 13-17 years with 1 dose or more of Tdap vaccination: 88.0% (2016)

Source: Health, United States, 2017, table 66 Cdc-pdf[PDF 9.8 MB] and table 67 Cdc-pdf[PDF 9.8 MB]

Page last reviewed: October 7, 2015