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72.3
Comparison: 68.5
Unit: percent
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Adults 65+ with Pneumonia Vaccination

Value: 72.3 percent
Measurement
Period:
2010
Location: County : Dallas
Located in:
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA): Dallas-Plano-Irving
Substate Region: Region 3a
TEA Region: Region 10
State: Texas
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Comparison: TX State Value
Categories: Health / Immunizations & Infectious Diseases
Health / Older Adults & Aging
Health / Respiratory Diseases
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of adults aged 65 years and older who have ever received a pneumococcal (pneumonia) vaccine.
Why this is important: 
Pneumococcal pneumonia is a serious condition characterized by high fever, cough, shortness of breath, and meningitis. It is the leading cause of vaccine-preventable death and illness in the United States. Pneumococcal pneumonia kills about 1 out of every 20 people who come down with the disease. It is a contagious disease and can be spread by respiratory secretions from coughing or sneezing. The pneumococcal vaccine is very effective at preventing severe disease, hospitalization, and death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the current vaccine for adults ages 65 years and older and for children ages 2 and older who are at high risk for disease.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to increase the proportion of adults aged 65 years and older who receive a pneumonia vaccination to 90%.
Technical Note:  The regional value is compared to the Texas state value.
Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
URL of Source:   http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/index.htm
URL of Data:   http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/BRFSS-SMART/SelMMSAPrevData.asp
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute

Time Series Data

2007: 70.3 2008: 69.4 2010: 72.3

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Adults 65+ with Pneumonia Vaccination

Value: 72.3 percent
Healthy People 2020 Target: 90.0 percent
Measurement
Period:
2010
Location: County : Dallas
Located in:
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA): Dallas-Plano-Irving
Substate Region: Region 3a
TEA Region: Region 10
State: Texas
[ View Every County ]
Comparison: Healthy People 2020 Target
Categories: Health / Immunizations & Infectious Diseases
Health / Older Adults & Aging
Health / Respiratory Diseases
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of adults aged 65 years and older who have ever received a pneumococcal (pneumonia) vaccine.
Why this is important: 
Pneumococcal pneumonia is a serious condition characterized by high fever, cough, shortness of breath, and meningitis. It is the leading cause of vaccine-preventable death and illness in the United States. Pneumococcal pneumonia kills about 1 out of every 20 people who come down with the disease. It is a contagious disease and can be spread by respiratory secretions from coughing or sneezing. The pneumococcal vaccine is very effective at preventing severe disease, hospitalization, and death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the current vaccine for adults ages 65 years and older and for children ages 2 and older who are at high risk for disease.
The Healthy People 2020 national health target is to increase the proportion of adults aged 65 years and older who receive a pneumonia vaccination to 90%.
Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
URL of Source:   http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/index.htm
URL of Data:   http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/BRFSS-SMART/SelMMSAPrevData.asp
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute

Time Series Data

2007: 70.3 2008: 69.4 2010: 72.3

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