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Analysis finds inconsistent uptake of meningococcal B vaccines

 

Key clinical point: Significant variation in the likelihood of MenB vaccine receipt correlated with sociodemographic, clinical, and provider factors.

Major finding: Only 16% received at least one MenB dose while just 5% completed the series.

Study details: A cross-sectional study of 85,789 Philadelphia youth aged 16-18 years.

Disclosures: The researchers reported having no financial disclosures.


 

AT PAS 2018


The next steps in their research, they wrote, are to “investigate factors associated with provider recommendation of MenB vaccine to identify targets for initiatives to ensure equitable vaccine access.”

The researchers reported having no financial disclosures.

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