Dropout Rate of Tetanus Toxoid Immunization and Associated Factorsamong Reproductive Age Group of Women in Debrebirhan Town, AmharaRegion, Northern Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Belihu2017DropoutRO,
  title={Dropout Rate of Tetanus Toxoid Immunization and Associated Factorsamong Reproductive Age Group of Women in Debrebirhan Town, AmharaRegion, Northern Ethiopia},
  author={Kelem Desta Belihu and Fekadu Yadassa Tesso and Tigist Demeke Woldetsadik},
  year={2017}
}
Background: Tetanus is a severe disease that kills one new born every eleven minutes or 134 babies each day. To prevent the infection of both mother and the newborn, tetanus toxoid immunization is given to pregnant women and women of child bearing age in Ethiopia. However, little data is available on the dropout of tetanus toxoid immunization among the reproductive age group of women in the study area. Methods: with the objective of to assess the drop out of tetanus toxoid immunization and its… CONTINUE READING

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