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 2. Proportion of students considered immunized during two epidemic periods after diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis vaccine programme roll-out, by age and jurisdictional grouping, Australia, 2005–2009

Jurisdictional groupinga Percentage immunized
2005–2007
2008–2009
< 16 years ≥ 16 years < 16 years ≥ 16 years
Australian Capital Territory/ South Australia/Victoria 34 49 32 91
New South Wales 75 51 25 100
Western Australia 92 9 100 62
Queensland 9 0 25 38

a Jurisdictional groupings were based on programme delivery characteristics.