Sociodemographic and geographic disparities in COVID-19 booster vaccination in Nueces County, Texas, USA.

Sociodemographic and geographic disparities in COVID-19 booster vaccination in Nueces County, Texas, USA.

Publication date: Mar 30, 2024

This paper explores sociodemographic determinants and geographic disparities in COVID-19 booster uptake among fully vaccinated adults in Nueces County, Texas, USA with a population of over 353,000. A logistic generalized additive model was applied to analyze 184,252 official vaccination records of fully vaccinated adults over the period between December 2020 and August 2022. An individual’s odds in receiving a booster shot were estimated with a host of sociodemographic characteristics as predictors. Model estimation results reveal that male (odds ratio 0. 836, 95% confidence interval 0. 835-0. 836, p

Concepts Keywords
August Booster
December COVID-19 vaccine
Texas Geographic disparities
Vaccinated

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH COVID-19
disease VO vaccination
disease VO USA
disease VO vaccinated
disease VO population
disease IDO host
disease VO COVID-19 vaccine

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