Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Vaccination Coverage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, Australia, 2003 to 2006

Appendix E. Additional tables on risk factor prevalence and vaccination coverage data

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Figure E1. Percentage of children born between January 2003 and December 2005 who were fully vaccinated at age 12 months, by Indigenous status and birth cohort, Australia

Percentage of children born between January 2003 and December 2005 who were fully vaccinated at age 12 months, by Indigenous status and birth cohort, Australia

Source: Australian Childhood Immunisation Register, data as at 31 March 2007.

Table E1. Percentage of children at age 24 to <27 months who were ‘fully vaccinated’, by birth cohort

  Indigenous Others
Born Jan–Mar 2004
92.5
91.8
Born Apr–Jun 2004
90.5
91.9
Born Jul–Sep 2004
91.9
92.2
Born Oct–Dec 2004
91.1
92.0

Table E2. Vaccine coverage of Australian children born between October and December 2005, at age 12 to <15 months (data as at 31 March 2007)

  State or territory  
  ACT NSW NT Qld SA Tas Vic WA Australia
DTP 3 doses
Indigenous
95.8
85.8
87.1
85.3
79.2
84.9
90.7
76.7
84.4
Others
92.5
91.8
94.6
92.2
92.0
93.0
92.6
91.4
92.1
Polio 3 doses
Indigenous
95.8
88.0
88.1
87.0
83.1
86.9
91.8
80.4
86.6
Others
95.5
95.0
97.4
95.9
94.9
95.3
95.3
94.6
95.2
Hib (2 or 3 doses)
Indigenous
95.8
93.6
92.1
92.5
87.7
89.5
91.9
87.5
91.6
Others
95.4
94.6
96.1
93.7
94.0
96.3
94.6
94.6
94.5
Hep B (2 or 3 doses)
Indigenous
95.8
93.6
94.4
92.5
88.5
89.5
92.6
88.7
92.2
Others
95.5
94.7
96.3
93.7
93.9
96.3
94.7
94.5
94.5
‘Fully vaccinated’
Indigenous
95.8
85.8
84.8
84.2
77.7
84.9
88.2
75.1
83.3
Others
92.1
91.3
94.0
90.8
90.5
92.8
91.2
90.8
91.1
Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine 3 doses (children born between Jan–Dec 2005)
Indigenous
86.1
83.2
85.7
84.9
78.1
86.3
84.8
75.4
82.9
Others
90.2
89.7
91.8
90.2
90.7
92.0
91.3
88.3
90.2

Table E3. Vaccine coverage of Australian children born between October and December 2004, at age 24 to <27 months (data as at 31 March 2007)

  State or territory  
  ACT NSW NT Qld SA Tas Vic WA Australia
DTP 3 doses
Indigenous
94.1
94.7
95.9
96.4
93.0
97.1
90.7
90.5
94.5
Others
95.9
94.3
96.1
93.8
94.9
96.2
95.4
94.6
94.6
Polio 3 doses
Indigenous
100.0
95.0
95.0
96.9
93.7
97.1
91.9
92.4
95.0
Others
98.4
97.3
98.8
97.5
98.0
98.5
98.0
97.7
97.7
Hib (2 or 3 doses)
Indigenous
94.1
96.4
98.8
97.9
96.5
98.6
96.3
95.3
97.0
Others
96.3
95.1
96.6
94.6
95.5
96.1
95.9
94.5
95.3
Hep B (2 or 3 doses)
Indigenous
94.1
98.7
99.1
98.1
96.5
100.0
96.3
95.5
97.8
Others
96.3
95.3
96.9
94.9
95.6
96.6
96.2
95.2
95.5
MMR first dose
Indigenous
93.8
94.8
96.5
95.6
94.4
94.3
93.8
91.6
94.7
Others
96.9
96.1
97.0
96.6
97.4
97.3
97.5
96.0
96.7
‘Fully vaccinated’
Indigenous
88.2
91.1
95.9
93.7
90.9
91.4
87.0
85.8
91.1
Others
93.4
91.3
93.7
91.2
92.8
94.3
93.2
90.8
92.0

Table E4. Vaccine coverage of Australian children born between October and December 2000, at age 72–<75 months (data as at 31 Mar 2007)

  State or territory  
  ACT NSW NT Qld SA Tas Vic WA Australia
MMR 2 doses
Indigenous
87.5
88.8
92.9
92.9
80.2
93.0
88.7
84.3
89.5
Others
89.9
89.0
84.9
88.0
87.1
91.5
91.7
84.4
88.9
‘Fully vaccinated’
Indigenous
75.0
69.8
86.8
80.7
64.7
82.5
72.5
70.5
75.6
Others
81.5
74.8
74.9
78.4
74.0
82.0
80.0
72.9
76.9

 

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Table E5. Prevalence of self-reported risk factors and proportion of the specified population who had influenza vaccination in the last 12 months prior to survey in 2004–2005 in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults aged 18–49 years, by state or territory

  State or territory  
  NSW/ACT NT Qld SA Tas Vic WA Australia
Risk factor(s) prevalence in Indigenous population aged 18–49 years
Chronic conditions
15
22
17
16
15
16
20
17
Chronic conditions + asthma
28
26
31
25
30
29
29
29
Proportion of the specified population who had influenza vaccination in the last 12 months
Subset of Indigenous population aged 18–49 years who reported at least one risk factor
14
55
35
33
17
23
31
29
Total Indigenous population aged 18–49 years
10
48
29
21
11
16
20
23
% of total Indigenous population aged 18–49 years who had influenza vaccination in the last 12 months, by risk factor status and jurisdiction (calculated based on data above)
Of total Indigenous population aged 18–49 years reporting at least one risk factor
3.9
14.3
10.9
8.3
5.1
6.7
9.0
8.4
Of total Indigenous population aged 18–49 years not reporting any risk factor
6.1
33.7
18.2
12.8
5.9
9.3
11.0
14.6

Table E6. Prevalence of self-reported risk factors and proportion of the specified population who had pneumococcal vaccination in the last five years prior to survey in 2004–2005 in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults aged 18–49 years, by state or territory

  State or territory  
  NSW/ ACT NT Qld SA Tas Vic WA Australia
Risk factor(s) prevalence in Indigenous population aged 18–49 years
Chronic conditions
15
22
17
16
15
16
20
17
Chronic conditions + heavy alcohol
31
28
34
30
26
30
38
32
Chronic conditions + heavy alcohol + tobacco
67
69
65
67
62
62
67
66
Proportion of the specified population who had pneumococcal vaccination in the last 5 years
Subset of Indigenous population aged 18–49 years who reported at least one risk factor
4
25
20
10
3
10
9
13
Total Indigenous population aged 18–49 years
4
26
17
12
3
8
7
12
% of total Indigenous population aged 18–49 years who had pneumococcal vaccination in the last 5 years, by risk factor status and jurisdiction (calculated based on data above)
Of total Indigenous population aged 18–49 years reporting at least one risk factor
2.7
17.3
13.0
6.7
1.9
6.2
6.0
8.6
Of total Indigenous population aged 18–49 years not reporting any risk factor
1.3
8.8
4.0
5.3
1.1
1.8
1.0
3.4

Table E7. Percentage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons aged 50–64 years who had received influenza vaccination in the last 12 months prior to survey in 2004–2005, by state or territory and remoteness of residence

  State or territory  
  NSW/ ACT NT Qld SA Tas NT Vic WA Australia
Remote Indigenous population aged 50–64 years
54
82
85
90
82
65
76
Non-remote Indigenous population aged 50–64 years
39
23
42
66
40
23
50
48
43
Total Indigenous population aged 50–64 years
40
73
54
71
39
73
50
55
52

Table E8. Percentage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons aged 50–64 years who had received pneumococcal vaccination in the last five years prior to survey in 2004–2005, by state or territory and remoteness of residence

  State or territory  
  NSW/ ACT NT Qld SA Tas Vic WA Australia
Remote Indigenous population aged 50–64 years
30
65
52
45
40
52
Non-remote Indigenous population aged 50–64 years
20
4
26
25
31
13
24
22
Total Indigenous population aged 50–64 years
20
55
33
29
33
13
31
30