Information about the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

 Information about the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Clinical trials for the Pfizer-BioNTech (COMIRNATY) vaccine in people ages 16 years and older included people from the following racial and ethnic, age, and sex categories:

Race

  • 82% White
  • 10% African American
  • 4% Asian
  • 3% other races, multiracial, or race not reported
  • <1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
  • <1% American Indian or Alaska Native

Ethnicity

  • 73% not Hispanic or Latino
  • 26% Hispanic or Latino
  • <1% not reported

Sex

  • 51% male
  • 49% female

Age

  • 58% 16 to 55 years
  • 42% 55 years and older
  • 21% 65 years and older​
  • 4% 75 years and older

The most frequent underlying medical conditions among clinical trial participants were obesity (35%), diabetes (8%), and pulmonary disease (8%).

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