The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released the 2016 National Immunization Survey-Teen report, which provides the latest estimates of adolescent vaccination rates in the United States. The following are key findings from the report:
- Most parents are choosing to start the HPV vaccination series for their child.
- The gap in HPV vaccination rates between boys and girls continues to narrow.
- In 2016, 65 percent of girls received the first dose of HPV vaccine, and 56 percent of boys received the first dose of HPV vaccine.
- Although most children are getting their first dose of HPV vaccine, many children are not completing the vaccination series.
View the report to learn more.