Crystal Ballroom
Thursday, March 20, 2008: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM

K5: Hot Topics in Vaccine Coverage Assessment

Presenters in this workshop will discuss: value of assessment for improving vaccine coverage in a small rural migrant community; alternative approaches for assessing vaccine coverage based on ACIP recommendations; and potential bias in estimates from the National Immunization Survey (NIS) from exclusion of non-landline households.
Moderator:James Singleton
9:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
9:05 AMChildhood Immunization Rates in a Small Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker Community in Central California
Karen Turner
9:20 AMAre US Children In Compliance With Vaccination Recommendations?
Elizabeth T. Luman, Kate M. Shaw, Shannon Stokley
9:35 AMAssessment of Potential Bias in the National Immunization Survey (NIS) from the Increasing Noncoverage of Non-landline Telephone Households
Meena Khare, James A. Singleton, Abera Wouhib, Nidhi Jain
9:50 AMDiscussion

The 42nd National Immunization Conference (NIC) of CDC