Figure 10.1.3: Adolescent immunization coverage by school year
Up-to-date immunization coverage among 17-year old students according to the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA), by disease, Middlesex-London, 2013/14 to 2016/17 school years
Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion (Public Health Ontario). Immunization coverage report for school pupils: 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years [Internet]. Toronto, ON: Queens’s Printer for Ontario; 2017 [cited 2019 Feb 12] 44p. Available from: https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/immunization-coverage-2013-16.pdf?la=en
Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion (Public Health Ontario). Immunization coverage report for school pupils in Ontario: 2016-17 school year [Internet]. Toronto, ON: Queens’s Printer for Ontario; 2018 [cited 2019 Feb 12] 65p. Available from: https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/immunization-coverage-2016-17.pdf?la=en
Immunization coverage among 17-year old students enrolled in Middlesex-London schools remained relatively stable or decreased between the 2013/14 and 2016/17 school years for all diseases except pertussis, which fluctuated between 66.8% and 75.0% across the four-year time span.
Immunization coverage for measles, mumps, polio and rubella among 17-year old students was 94.0% or higher regardless of the year.
Coverage for diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus was lower, ranging from approximately 67.0% to 80.0%, depending on the disease and the year.