The data about who gets a coronavirus vaccination is notoriously incomplete — race and ethnicity categories are often missing, for example. But some information exists, and it reveals an intriguing pattern: More women appear to be getting vaccinated than men.
Alameda County has given 65% of its shots to women. The figure is about 62% for Contra Costa County and San Mateo County and at least 60% for Marin County. In Solano County, a majority of vaccines also went to women, although the county didn’t have an exact number.
Napa, San Francisco, Santa Clara and Sonoma counties did not provide a vaccine gender breakdown.
These early numbers reflect a national trend: Of people vaccinated nationally from mid-December to mid-January, 63% of people were women, according to federal data released Monday.
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