Indian Journal of Public Health

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

Rapid assessment of immunization practices in Agra district


M Chaturvedi, Deoki Nandan, SC Gupta 
 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
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Chaturvedi M, Nandan D, Gupta S C. Rapid assessment of immunization practices in Agra district.Indian J Public Health 2007;51:132-134


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Chaturvedi M, Nandan D, Gupta S C. Rapid assessment of immunization practices in Agra district. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 2007 [cited 2022 Nov 29 ];51:132-134
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