Bulletin of the World Health Organization

The impact of adolescent pertussis immunization, 2004–2009: lessons from Australia

Helen E Quinn & Peter B McIntyre

Volume 89, Number 9, September 2011, 666-674

Table 1. Coverage with diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) in students aged 12 to 19 years, by grade, year and jurisdiction, Australia, 2004–2009

Jurisdiction (2009 population 12–19 years old) 2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
Gradea Coverage (%) Gradea Coverage (%) Gradea Coverage (%) Gradea Coverage (%) Gradea Coverage (%) Gradea Coverage (%)
Australian Capital Territory (38 391) 9 78 9 83 9 81 9 80 9 82 9 81
New South Walesb (753 430) 7 64 7 72 10 68
8 64
9 62
10 56
11 41
12 41
Av. 7–10 62
Av. 11–12 41
Queenslandc (489 248) 10 62 10 63 10 62
South Australiad (164 705) 8 80 8 85 8 81 9 74 9 78
Victoria (527 784) 10 74 10 74 10 74 10 74 10 76 10 74
Western Australia (244 963) 7 70 7 77 7 69 7 78 7 76 7 81
8 50
9 44
10 37
11 24
12 4
Av. 7–10 50
Av. 11–12 14

Av., average.

a Ages are as follows: grade 7, 12–13 years; grade 8, 13–14 years; grade 9, 14–15 years; grade 10, 15–16 years; grade 11, 16–17 years; grade 12, 17–19 years.

b No programme in 2006–2008.

c No programme until 2007.

d No programme in 2007.