Codes and Frequencies
For sample children under 6 years old who have an immunization record, IMDTPTOT24 reports the total number of diptheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) shots that the person received before he or she turned 24 months of age.
Users are strongly encouraged to visit the Universe tab for more information on changes in the universe across surveyed years.
Changes in the universe between samples limit the comparability of this variable. From 1994 to 1996, sample children who are under 6 years old and all children aged 19-35 months who were not selected as sample children were asked of this question. In 1991-1993, only sample children who are older than 2 years old but younger than 6 years old were included.
Users can exclude all children aged 19-35 months in 1994 to 1996 who were not selected as sample children by using IMMSAMP.
- 1991: Sample persons greater than age 2 but less than 6 years old.
- 1992-1993: Sample persons over 2 years but under 6 years old who have a complete shot record.
- 1994: Sample persons under age 6 and all persons 19-35 months.
- 1995-1996: Sample persons over 2 years but under 6 years old and all persons aged 19-35 months who have a complete shot record