School Immunization Assessment Survey

for Kindergarten and Middle School

School Year 2010-11

   
demographics
 
Grantee Project Area: VERMONT
School Year: 2010-2011
Program manager: Christine Finley
Prepared by: Karen Halverson
 
   
Scope of the Report:
1. School Survey Methodology
Kindergarten Middle School
- All public schools were surveyed
- All private schools were surveyed
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- All public schools were surveyed
- All private schools were surveyed
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2. Children Surveyed Methodology
Kindergarten Middle School
- All public school children were surveyed
- All private school children were surveyed
- All public school children were surveyed
- All private school children were surveyed
   
2A. If you utilized a survey to complete the school vaccination coverage assessment for 2010-11, was the the survey strategy approved by CDC? (Answered random sample or Not a random sample to either Q1 or Q2) No 
   
3. Do you use survey results for a retrospective analysis?
(Retrospective means using the data to look at coverage when the children were younger, i.e. 2 years old.)
No 
   
4. How were the data for this report collected?
   
4a. If the data were self-reports by schools, how were the results validated by the health department? They were not validated
   
How: 
   
4b. Were the results of your self-reported school survey consistent with the results of the validation (within the confidence interval of the sample)?
To be answered if response to Q4A was option 2 or 3
• 
   
5. What is the source of the child's vaccination information in the school record?
PProvider
PRegistry
PShot Card/parent-held record signed by a provider
   
6. What immunization information is included in the student's record?  
Vaccine/antigen:
PPolio vaccine
PDiphtheria vaccine
PTetanus vaccine
PPertussis vaccine
PMMR vaccine
PHepatitis B vaccine
PVaricella vaccine
PInfluenza vaccine
PDate Received:
PNumber of Doses:
Other:
   
7. What immunization information does the health department receive?  
Vaccine/antigen:
PPolio vaccine
PDiphtheria vaccine
PTetanus vaccine
PPertussis vaccine
PMMR vaccine
PHepatitis B vaccine
PVaricella vaccine
PDate Received:
PNumber of Doses:
Other:
   
8. Do you have grace period for students not up-to-date? Yes   - 364
   
9. The vaccination data for this report represents vaccination rates: By December 31  
   
10. What process is used to determine up-to-date status? Count the vaccine doses received at the appropriate age and time interval  
   

 
             
Kindergarten Enrollment 
 
 •  Indicates that data were not reported.  
 
Enrollment Question   Public Private
Number % Number %
 
11.   Number of schools with kindergarten    223    50  
   
12.   Number of schools with data included in report    223 100.0%  50 100.0%
   
13.   Number of children enrolled in kindergarten    6,275    420  
   
14.   Number of children surveyed    6,275 100.0%  420 100.0%
   
15.   Number of surveyed kindergarten children did not have a vaccination record    50 0.8%  1 0.2%
   
15a.   What happens to these children?    P Grace period starts.
 P Grace period starts.
   

 
                 
Kindergarten Exemptions 
 
Exemption Questions   Exemption Allowed Exemption Tracked Public Private
Number % Number %
16.   Medical    Yes  Yes  33 0.5%  5 1.2%
   
17.   Religious    Yes  Yes  8 0.1%  4 1.0%
   
18.   Philosophical    Yes  Yes  319 5.1%  41 9.8%
   
19.   Temporary    Yes  Yes  655 10.4%  62 1.0%
   
20.   Comments regarding kindergarten exemptions:  
provisionally admitted students reported as temporary exempt
 

 
 
                     
kindergarten vaccine information
 
 
  Vaccine # Doses for UTD Number of surveyed children meeting state rqmts. Number of surveyed children who had all recommended shots for this vaccine.
Public Private Public Private
Number % Number % Number % Number %
 
21. Polio (3+)  3  5,766  91.9%  373  88.8%  5,766  91.9%  373  88.8%
   
22. Diphtheria (4+)  4  5,745  91.6%  374  89.0%  5,745  91.6%  374  89.0%
   
23. Tetanus (4+)  4  5,745  91.6%  374  89.0%  5,745  91.6%  374  89.0%
   
24. Pertussis (4+)  4  5,745  91.6%  374  89.0%  5,745  91.6%  374  89.0%
   
25. MMR (2)  2  5,728  91.3%  357  85.0%  5,728  91.3%  357  85.0%
   
26. Hepatitis B (Hep B) (3+)  3  5,992  95.5%  370  88.1%  5,992  95.5%  370  88.1%
   
27. Varicella (2)  2  5,546  88.4%  324  77.1%  5,546  88.4%  324  77.1%
   
28. Influenza  •  6,275  100.0%  420  100.0%  •    •  
   
29. How many schools in your state have reported MMR 2 dose coverage in the following ranges?
  95% or above 137 
  90%-94% 41 
  80%-89% 50 
  <80% 45 
  Unknown
   
30. Comments regarding kindergarten vaccines:
   
   

 
 
             
Middle School Enrollment
   •  Indicates that data were not reported.  
 
Enrollment Question   Public Private
Number % Number %
 
31.  Grades that you survey in Middle School:   P 7th Grade.
P 7th Grade.
   
32.   What is the total number of schools that have any of the middle school grades listed in Q32?    126    75  
   
33.   How many of the schools in Q32 had data included in this report?    126 100.0%  75 100.0%
   
34.   What is the total number of children that are enrolled in any of the middle school grades listed in Q32?  
6th Grade:     •    •  
   
7th Grade:   6,345    538  
   
8th Grade:   •    •  
   
35.   How many middle school children did you survey?  
6th Grade:     •    •  
   
7th Grade:   6,345  100.0%  538  100.0%
   
8th Grade:   •    •  
   
36.   Number of surveyed kindergarten children did not have a vaccination record    8  1
   
36ab.   What happens to these children?    P Grace period starts.
 P Grace period starts.
   

 
                 
Middle School Exemptions 
 
Exemption Questions   Exemption Allowed Exemption Tracked Public Private
Number % Number %
37.   Medical    Yes  Yes  18  3
   
38.   Religious    Yes  Yes  10  11
   
39.   Philosophical    Yes  Yes  154  45
   
40.   Temporary    Yes  Yes  822  48
   
41.   Comments regarding middle school exemptions:  
provisionally admitted students reported as temporary exempt
 

 
                       
middle school vaccine information
 
 •  Indicates that data were not reported.
 
  Vaccine Grade # Doses for UTD Number of surveyed children meeting state rqmts. Number of surveyed children UTD on complete series.
Public Private Public Private
Number % Number % Number % Number %
 
42. Hepatitis B Series 6th •  •    •    •    •   
 
7th 6,235  98.3%  494  91.8%  6,235  98.3%  494  91.8% 
 
8th •    •    •    •   
 
 
43. MMR 6th •    •    •    •   
 
7th 6,264  98.7%  501  93.1%  6,264  98.7%  501  93.1% 
 
8th •    •    •    •   
 
 
44. Varicella 6th •  •    •    •    •   
 
7th 5,623  88.6%  473  87.9%  5,623  88.6%  473  87.9% 
 
8th •    •    •    •   
 
 
45. Meningococcal (MCV-4) 6th •  •    •    •    •   
 
7th •  6,345  100.0%  538  100.0%  •    •   
 
8th •  •    •    •    •   
 
 
46. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 6th •  •    •    •    •   
 
7th •  6,345  100.0%  538  100.0%  •    •   
 
8th •  •    •    •    •   
 
 
47. Booster Td or Tdap (1) 6th •  •    •    •    •   
 
7th 5,704  89.9%  482  89.6%  5,704  89.9%  482  89.6% 
 
8th •    •    •    •   
 
Tdap coverage: 6th
   
7th The coverage reported for Tdap is the number of children who received Tdap
   
8th
 
Tdap comments: 6th
   
7th Meningococcal required only for dorm students, 34 of 38 met.
   
8th
 
 
48. Vaccine related comments:
 

 
 
         
college requirements
 
49. Does your project have college vaccination mandates or requirements for the following vaccines?
 
    Hepatitis B  Yes   
   
    Human papillomavirus  No 
   
    MMR2  Yes 
   
    Meningococcal conjugate  Yes 
   
    Tdap  Yes 
   
    Td  Yes 
   
    Varicella  Yes 
 
 
50. If you have college vaccine requirements that are not listed above or have additional comments about college vaccine requirements, please include them below.
 
 
 

 
 
         
immunization laws and requirements for school and child care entry
 
51. Are private schools obligated to conform to the vaccination laws and requirements?
Yes -  
No - P   
It depends - Explain: 
 
52. If a home-schooled child participates in school sponsored activities (e.g., field trips, clubs, or sports), are they required to have vaccinations that match school requirements prior to participating?
Yes -  
No - P   
It depends - Explain: 
Home-schooled children are not permitted to participate in school sponsored activities -  
 
 
53. Have there been any changes to the immunization requirements or laws for school or child care entry during the present school year?
No   
Changes:  
 
 
54. Additional comments
   
 
 

 
 
Date last modified: Wednesday, September 07, 2011 9:38:42 AM