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LOUISIANA CONTACT THE STAFF COORDINATOR:

ADDRESS:

Adrienne Mercadel Whitney, MPH Email: Adrienne.Mercadel@la.gov Phone: 504-838-5300 Fax: 504-838-5206

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Immunization Program 1450 L & A Rd. Metairie, LA 70001

HEPATITIS PROGRAM CONSULTANT: Chela M. White, MA Email: chela.white@la.gov

SCREENING REQUIREMENTS Does the jurisdiction require screening of pregnant women for hepatitis B infection or hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)?

Does the jurisdiction specifically require reporting of positive HBsAg status in pregnant women?

No

Yes - La. Admin. Code tit. 51, § 105

COMPLETION OF HEPATITIS B VACCINATION SERIES 3 or more doses among children 19-35 months of age

1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

Percentage of children 19-35 months of age receiving 3 or more doses

Rank among other states

U.S. National Average

#1 ranked state and coverage

75.4 ± 6.2% 87.8 ± 4.3% 86.6 ± 3.8% 87.0 ± 3.8% 90.5 ± 2.9% 90.7 ± 3.2% 85.6 ± 4.4% 90.7 ± 3.4% 90.2 ± 3.8% 89.0 ± 3.7% 93.0 ± 2.5% 93.3 ± 3.9% 94.2 ± 2.9% 95.3 ± 2.6% 96.0 ± 2.4%

9 6 16 27 21 24 42 26 41 46 23 26 20 10 7

67.9 ± 1.3% 81.8 ± 0.9% 83.6 ± 0.8% 87.0 ± 0.7% 88.1 ± 0.7% 90.3 ± 0.6% 88.9 ± 0.7% 89.9 ± 0.7% 92.4 ± 0.6% 92.4 ± 0.6% 92.9 ± 0.6% 93.3 ± 0.6% 92.7 ± 0.7% 93.5 ± 0.7% 92.4 ± 0.7%

88.5 ± 5.4% (South Carolina) 95.8 ± 2.2% (South Carolina) 91.6 ± 4.2% (New Jersey) 94.1 ± 2.7% (South Carolina) 94.0 ± 3.1% (Rhode Island) 96.4 ± 1.9% (Rhode Island) 95.8 ± 2.2% (Rhode Island) 97.0 ± 2.0% (Rhode Island) 98.2 ± 1.4% (Connecticut) 96.8 ± 1.7% (Florida) 97.9 ± 2.0% (Massachusetts) 97.8 ± 1.6% (Rhode Island) 98.6 ± 1.5% (New Hampshire) 98.1 ± 1.6% (Connecticut) 98.8 ± 1.5% (Rhode Island)

Data compiled by the ALC from National Immunization Surveys, 1995-20091, http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/default.htm#nis


GRAPH:

Percentage of Children 19-35 Months of Age Receiving 3 or More Doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine

Percentage of children vaccinated

100.0% 95.0% 90.0% 85.0%

Louisiana

80.0%

US National Average

75.0% 70.0% 65.0% 60.0% 1995

1997

1999

2001

2003

2005

2007

2009 1

Data compiled by the ALC from National Immunization Surveys, 1995-2009

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/default.htm#nis

HEPATITIS B BIRTH DOSE VACCINATION COVERAGE 1 or more dose among infants within 3 days of birth Percentage of infants receiving

2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

1 dose within 1 day of birth*

1 dose within 2 days of birth

54.3 ± 7.2% 49.4 ± 7.4% 52.2 ± 6.5% 51.9 ± 7.4%

52.7 ± 6.0% 52.2 ± 6.6% 56.0 ± 4.9% 57.9 ± 7.2% 57.9 ± 7.5% 59.5 ± 6.3% 61.5 ± 7.0%

Rank among other states according to

1 dose within 3 days of birth*

1 dose within 1 day of birth

1 dose within 2 days of birth

1 dose within 3 days of birth

61.0 ± 7.1% 60.4 ± 7.4% 62.3 ± 6.2% 63.0 ± 6.9%

N/A N/A N/A 19 28 24 29

23 26 22 23 28 31 27

N/A N/A N/A 23 28 30 29

*No data available 2003-2005

2009 U.S. NATIONAL AVERAGE Day 1: 52.7 ± 1.4% Day 2: 58.9 ± 1.3% Day 3: 60.8 ± 1.3%

2009 HIGHEST BIRTH DOSE COVERAGE Day 1: 74.2 ± 6.6% (Utah) Day 2: 78.6 ± 6.2% (Michigan) Day 3: 80.7 ± 6.1% (Michigan)

Data compiled by the ALC from National Immunization Surveys, 1995-20091, http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/default.htm#nis


GRAPH:

Estimated Vaccination Coverage for Hepatitis B Vaccine among Children from Birth to 3 Days of Age in Louisiana

Percentage of infants vaccinated

70.0% 60.0% 50.0% 1 dose of HBV vaccine within 1 day of birth* 1 dose of HBV vaccine within 2 days of birth 1 dose of HBV vaccine within 3 days of birth*

40.0% 30.0% 20.0% 10.0% 0.0% 2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

* no data available for 2003‐2005

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Data compiled by the ALC from National Immunization Surveys, 1995-2009

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/default.htm#nis

GRAPH:

Percentage of Infants Receiving 1 Dose of Hepatitis B Vaccine within 2 Days of Birth

Percentage of infants vaccinated

70.0% 56.0%

60.0% 52.7%

57.9%

59.5%

52.2%

46.0%

61.5% 58.9%

50.0% 40.0%

57.9%

47.9%

48.5%

51.4%

53.7% Louisiana

41.5%

US National Average

30.0% 20.0% 10.0% 0.0% 2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Data compiled by the ALC from National Immunization Surveys, 1995-20091 http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/nis/default.htm#nis 1

The data from the National Immunization Surveys constitute a composite of data from children who were 19-35 months of age at the time of the survey. Therefore, the data might reflect a different estimate from the states’ own birth cohort data.

Hepatitis B childhood immunization data: Louisiana  

Hepatitis B childhood immunization data for the state of Louisiana

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