Causes of low tetanus toxoid vaccination coverage in pregnant women in Lahore district, Pakistan.

@article{Hasnain2007CausesOL,
  title={Causes of low tetanus toxoid vaccination coverage in pregnant women in Lahore district, Pakistan.},
  author={Seema Hasnain and Naheed Humayun Sheikh},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={1142-52}
}
To assess the causes of low tetanus toxoid (TT) vaccination coverage in pregnant women a mixture of quantitative and qualitative methods were adopted at the community, primary health care delivery and management levels in Lahore district, Pakistan. Out of a random sample of 362 women who had delivered during the previous 3 months, 87% recalled receiving 2 doses of TT. The main reasons for non-vaccination were poor knowledge about the importance of TT (32% of women) or the place and time to get… CONTINUE READING
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