Immunization status and reasons for immunization delay among children using public health immunization clinics.
Objectives.-To determine whether children attending our local health department clinics were being immunized in a timely manner, and to investigate the reasons for children not being immunized on schedule.
Design.-Cross-sectional research design.
Setting.-Five Salt Lake City/County Health Department immunization clinics in Utah.
Participants.-All patients presenting to the clinics for immunization from November 1990 to March 1991 when minor illness is prevalent.
Interventions.-Data were gathered through interview and questionnaire.
Measurements/Main Results.-Children were mostly white; they came from two-parent households with reasonably high incomes and high parental education level.
Mots-clés Pascal : Vaccination, Etude transversale, Programme sanitaire, Education sanitaire, Enquête opinion, Responsabilité, Enfant, Homme, Parent
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Vaccination, Cross sectional study, Sanitary program, Health education, Opinion inquiry, Responsibility, Child, Human, Parent
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0619041
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.