Children & Youth Indicator

Immunization Coverage (percent children ages 19-35 months)

2007

Country Percent
USA 81%
State Percent
Kentucky 80%
County Percent
Whitley 76%

Notes on this indicator: Percentage of children ages 19 to 35 months who have received the suggested early childhood immunizations, including recommended dosages for DTP, poliovirus, MCV, HiB, HepB.

Data Sources:

The Health of Kentucky: A County Assessment (Kentucky Health Profiles)

Description: Kentucky Institute of Medicine. The Health of Kentucky: A County Assessment. Lexington, KY; 2007. Authors' analysis of data from Kentucky Health Profiles, Leading and Selected Causes of Death, Kentucky Department for Public Health (1999-2003).