Table 1

The number of children vaccinated and the percentage of children who received at least one dose of influenza vaccine (vaccinated) according to sociodemographic and clinical characteristics, 2014/2015 (n=57 545)

VariableNumber of children (%)Number vaccinated% vaccinated (95% CI)
Age (years)
 220 413 (35.5)831540.7 (40.1 to 41.4)
 319 537 (34.0)832542.6 (41.9 to 43.3)
 417 595 (30.6)565132.1 (31.4 to 32.8)
In clinical risk group
 No54 362 (94.5)20 60437.9 (37.5 to 38.3)
 Yes3183 (5.5)168753.0 (51.2 to 54.7)
Number of other children in household
 017 768 (30.9)716440.3 (39.6 to 41.0)
 125 109 (43.6)10 25940.9 (40.2 to 41.5)
 29932 (17.3)348335.1 (34.1 to 36.0)
 33453 (6.0)105930.7 (29.1 to 32.2)
 4994 (1.7)25826.0 (23.3 to 28.8)
 5289 (0.5)6823.5 (18.8 to 28.9)
Townsend quintile
 1st (least deprived)13 110 (22.8)611346.6 (45.8 to 47.5)
 2nd11 474 (19.9)480341.9 (41.0 to 42.8)
 3rd13 026 (22.6)488237.5 (36.6 to 38.3)
 4th12 178 (21.2)412433.9 (33.0 to 34.7)
 5th (most deprived)7757 (13.5)236930.5 (29.5 to 31.6)
Timely first dose MMR vaccine
 No5445 (9.5)101718.7 (17.7 to 19.7)
 Yes52 100 (90.5)21 27440.8 (40.4 to 41.3)
Country
 England49 855 (86.6)19 41939.0 (38.5 to 39.4)
 Wales7690 (13.4)287237.3 (36.3 to 38.4)
Sex
 Male29 531 (51.3)11 52039.0 (38.5 to 39.6)
 Female28 014 (48.7)10 77138.4 (37.9 to 39.0)
Rurality
 Urban49 862 (86.7)18 82337.8 (37.3 to 38.2)
 Town/fringe5138 (8.9)233345.4 (44.0 to 46.8)
 Village/hamlet/isolated dwelling2545 (4.4)113544.6 (42.7 to 46.6)
Total57 545 (100)22 29138.7 (38.3 to 39.1)
Type of clinical risk group
 Asthma or chronic lung condition3079 (5.4)163853.2 (51.4 to 55.0)
 Chronic neurological condition22 (0.04)1254.5 (32.2 to 75.6)
 Chronic heart condition35 (0.06)1542.9 (26.3 to 60.6)
 Diabetes/chronic kidney/liver condition20 (0.03)1260.0 (36.1 to 80.9)
 Immunosuppression (including spleen conditions)28 (0.05)1139.3 (21.5 to 59.4)
  • MMR, measles-mumps-rubella.