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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 132-134

Rapid assessment of immunization practices in Agra district


Social and Preventive Medicine, S. N. Medical College, Agra, India

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M Chaturvedi
Social and Preventive Medicine, S. N. Medical College, Agra
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A cross sectional study was conducted utilizing rapid assessment procedures, covering 516 children of 12-23 months in 80 clusters of both urban and rural areas of district Agra. The results revealed that 41.5% had immunization cards; only 37.2% children were fully immunized and 37.6% children were unimmunized. 43.6 % had received measles vaccine. The most common reason for non immunization was obstacles (46%), followed by lack of motivation (22.6%), lack of information (19.4%). 13.8% had received vitamin-A oil along with measles vaccine while only 5.3% had received vitamin A upto three years.


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