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  1. Inadequate immunizations : identification using clinic charts.

    Article - En anglais

    Immunizations are cost-effective measures for assuring public health.

    However, recent outbreaks of measles, mumps, and pertussis underscore the inadequacy of current immunization programs.

    A model identifying those children who are likely to be inadequately immunized could focus the use of limited health funds.

    A retrospective examination of the medical charts of 101 children in a large inner-city clinic was undertaken to determine if specific factors were associated with inadequate immunization status.

    Fifty percent of the children were inadequately immunized by 18 months of age (no measles-mumps-rubella or fewer than three diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccinations).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Nourrisson, Homme, Enfant, Vaccination, Couverture vaccinale

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infant, Human, Child, Vaccination

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0427815

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.