Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of linking the special supplemental program for women, infants, and children (WIC) and immunization activities.

@article{Hutchins1999EffectivenessAC,
  title={Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of linking the special supplemental program for women, infants, and children (WIC) and immunization activities.},
  author={Sonja S Hutchins and Jorge Rosenthal and Perri Eason and Emmett B Swint and Heather Guerrero and Stephen C. Hadler},
  journal={Journal of public health policy},
  year={1999},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={408-26}
}
OBJECTIVE To raise immunization coverage among children at risk for underimmunization, we evaluated the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of immunization activities in the Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). METHOD A controlled intervention trial was conducted in seven WIC sites in Chicago between October 1990 and March 1994. At intervention sites, staff screened children for vaccination status at every visit, referred vaccine-eligible children to either an… CONTINUE READING

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