Influenza, or flu, is an acute viral infection involving the respiratory tract that can occur in epidemics or pandemics. Influenza
can cause a person, especially older persons, to be more susceptible to bacterial pneumonia.
Influenza Vaccination in the Past 12 Months, by Race, Utah Adults 18+, 2011
NOTE: INCLUDES ALL ADULTS 18+.
Beginning in 2011, BRFSS data include both landline and cell phone respondent data along with a new weighting methodology
called iterative proportional fitting, or raking. This graph is based on the new methodology. More details about these changes
can be found at: http://health.utah.gov/opha/publications/brfss/Raking/Raking%20impact%202011.pdf.
These rates are crude rates, not age-adjusted, given that the Healthy People 2020 Objective is based on crude rates.
Utah Data: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Office of Public Health Assessment, Utah Department of Health.
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