Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018

Variable hpv_vacc3: HPV vaccine (more than 3 shots) [C]

Literal Question

This was created based on CHC_11 and CHC_12.

Descriptive Text

This variable is new to HHS in 2018. The variable is calculated to show the percentage of adolescents ages 13 to 15, who received 3 doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The universe is children ages 13 to 15. The recommendations were updated in 2016 from 3 shots to 2 or 3 shots because the new shots were shown to be effective after 2 doses. However depending on when the first shot was received 3 might be necessary.

Values Categories N NW
0 No 200 142,797.2
1 Yes 67 42,491.1
-8 Not in Universe 6938 4,404,543.5
-7 Suspended 5 6,209.5

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 267 185288.319
Missing cases 6943 4410753.001
Minimum 0.0
Maximum 1.0
Standard deviation 0.434 0.42
This variable is numeric


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