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COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage, by Race and Ethnicity
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June 10, 2022 - 8:12 am

In analyses stratified by Census region, urbanicity, age, annual household income, and health insurance, similar racial and ethnic patterns emerged in most sociodemographic strata (Supplementary Figure, Asian adults had the highest coverage in all months since April 2021, and in November 2021, had the highest coverage across almost all sociodemographic categories, ranging from 87.2% among the uninsured to 98.1% in persons aged 50–64 years (Supplementary Table, By November 2021, coverage among Hispanic adults reached or exceeded that of White adults in all sociodemographic categories except those in the Midwest Census region (difference = −3.7). Differences in coverage among Black and NH/OPI adults were no longer present in November 2021, except in the Midwest (−5.4), urban areas (−6.6), and among those aged 18–29 years (−4.2) for Black adults, and in the Midwest (−24.3), South (−19.0), and among persons aged 18–29 years (−14.1) for NH/OPI adults.

Within racial and ethnic groups, coverage varied by subgroup. For example, among Asian adults, coverage ranged from 97.8% among persons identifying as Asian Indian, to 86.5% among other Asian persons (Table 2). Among Hispanic adults, coverage ranged from 90.6% among persons identifying as South American, to 79.3% among those identifying as Mexican. Coverage among Black adults was similar across subgroups (range = 73.6%–79.8%), with the exception of adults identifying as Somali (coverage = 52.6%).

Source: CDC

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