TABLE 2

Ten Most Frequently Reported Vaccines After Vaccination, VAERS Reports, March 25, 2002, to March 25, 2006

Vaccine TypeaIBRs, n (%)aNIBRs, n (%)a
Influenza1357 (17)5935 (10)
Smallpox1171 (13)1104 (2)
Anthrax637 (7)1217 (2)
DTaP + IPV + MMR493 (5)4964 (8)
Hepatitis B303 (3)3499 (6)
Pneumococcal302 (3)3288 (5)
Flu + pneumococcal277 (3)1389 (2)
Td213 (2)1389 (2)
MMR213 (2)2456 (4)
Varicella210 (2)4229 (7)
  • DTaP indicates diphtheria, tetanus toxoid, acellular pertussis vaccine; IPV, inactivated poliovirus vaccine; MMR, measles-mumps-rubella vaccine; Flu, influenza vaccine; Td, tetanus toxoid plus diphtheria vaccine.

  • a A single vaccine in the vaccine type category refers to a single vaccine administration (% of total reports).