The purpose of the study was to assess vaccination coverage of 2-year-olds and estimate immunization practices in Canada using a postal surveys with a panel of 862 households.
RIM weighting was used to provide national estimates. 95% CIs were calculated using the binomial method Completed questionnaires were received for 534 children born between February 1991 and January 1992.
Thirty nine percent of children had received allmosigmat of their vaccinations at a public health clinic.
Overall 5.6% parents indicated they had their child immunized because it was mandatory and 7.4% because of requirements for school, pre-school, nursery or day care attendance.
A total of 78.7% of parents remembered receiving information on benefits of immunizations and 97% on the risks/side-effects.
By their second birthday, 83.7% (95% CI 80.3-86.7) of 2-year-olds had received complete immunization against poliomyelitis ; 97.2% (95% CI 95.4-98.4), at least one dose of a measles containing vaccine ; 86.5% (95% CI 83.3-89.3), at least one dose of Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine ; and 81.6% (95% CI 78.1-84.8), at least four doses of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine.
Mots-clés Pascal : Poliomyélite antérieure, Virose, Infection, Rougeole, Haemophilus influenzae, Pasteurellaceae, Bactérie, Diphtérie, Bactériose, Tétanos, Coqueluche, Vaccination, Immunisation, Enfant, Homme, Age 2-9, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Acute anterior poliomyelitis, Viral disease, Infection, Measles, Haemophilus influenzae, Pasteurellaceae, Bacteria, Diphtheria, Bacteriosis, Tetanus, Whooping cough, Vaccination, Immunization, Child, Human, Age 2-9, Canada, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0175819
Code Inist : 002A05F04. Création : 21/05/1997.