Although experiencing myocarditis/pericarditis is a very low risk, it's important to understand the reasons the disparities exist, particularly for boys between the ages of 12 to 17, 18 to 24, and 25 to 29.
To see the CDC presentation, please click here. The information is on slides 25-29. We also recommend reading the Summary on slide 44. The Summary probably should have emphasized the boy-disparity more prominently.