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IID-14 Data Details

IID-14 Increase the percentage of adults who are vaccinated against zoster (shingles)

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Baseline (Year)
6.7 (2008)
Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Number of persons aged 60 years and over who report having ever received zoster vaccine (shingles vaccine)
Number of persons aged 60 years and over
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2009 National Health Interview Survey: [NUMERATOR:]

Shingles is an outbreak of a rash or blisters on the skin that may be associated with severe pain. The pain is generally on one side of the body or face. Shingles is caused by the chicken pox virus. A vaccine for shingles has been available since May 2006. Have you ever had the Zoster (ZOSS-ter) or Shingles vaccine, also called Zostavax®?

Data Collection Frequency
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable