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released: 3 Mar 2011 author: AIHW media release

The 2009 Adult Vaccination Survey forms part of the evaluations of two vaccine programs for older Australia. The first is the National Influenza Vaccination Program for Older Australians, which commenced in 1999; and the second is the National Pneumococcal Vaccination Program for Older Australians which commenced on 1 January 2005. The survey showed that in 2009, 74.6% (2.2 million) Australians aged 65 years or over were vaccinated against influenza. However, only 54.4% (1.6 million) older Australians were currently vaccinated against pneumococcal.

ISBN 978-1-74249-124-0; Cat. no. PHE 135; INTERNET ONLY

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations and symbols
    • Summary   
  • Body section
    1. Introduction
    2. Seasonal influenza and pneumococcal results
      • Introduction
      • Seasonal influenza vaccination
      • Pneumococcal vaccination
      • Combined influenza and pneumococcal vaccination
      • Variations in coverage by sex
      • Influenza vaccinations by month
      • Target population: payment for vaccine
      • Coverage of those not in the target age group
      • Coverage for other groups recommended by the NHMRC
      • Sensitivity analysis - aged care residents
    3. Pandemic influenza (H1N1) and pertussis results
      • H1N1 vaccination
      • Pertussis vaccination
    4. Explanatory notes
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix 1: Membership of Survey Advisory Group
      • Appendix 2: Population estimates
      • Appendix 3: Confidence intervals
      • Appendix 4: Sensitivity analysis - aged care facility residents vaccination
      • Appendix 5: Survey instrument
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures

Recommended citation

AIHW 2011. 2009 Adult Vaccination Survey: summary results. Cat. no. PHE 135. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 28 November 2014 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737418409>.