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Oregon Adult Immunization Rates
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Adults, too, may be at risk for vaccine-preventable diseases and their complications. Diseases like influenza and pneumococcal disease may pose a risk to persons in certain age, occupational, environmental, and life-style groups and those with special health problems.






Adult Influenza Vaccination by Age Group and Gender
Oregon and US, 2013


Source: US Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)


Vaccination is the single most effective preventive measure against influenza. It is important that healthcare workers (HCW) are vaccinated so that they don’t pass the illness on to their patients. The Healthy People 2020 objective for healthcare worker flu vaccination rates is 90%. The table below presents the latest reported HCW flu vaccination rates. For more information about these rates, please click on the link below for the full report:

Healthcare Acquired Infection Reporting Program Healthcare Worker Influenza Vaccination Rates: 2012 - 2013 Season

 
 
Oregon Healthcare Worker Flu Vaccination Rates, 2012-2013 Season
Facility Category Employees Non-Employees,
Credentialed
Non-Employees,
Other
Overall
Facility Rate
Hospitals 77% 43% 52% 71%
Long-Term Care 57 48 33 54
Ambulatory Surgery Centers 70 57 79 67
 
 

Source: Oregon Health Authority, Healthcare Worker Influenza Vaccination Rates, 2012-2013 Season