Estimation of measles vaccination coverage using the Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) method--Tamilnadu, India, 2002-2003.

@article{Sivasankaran2006EstimationOM,
  title={Estimation of measles vaccination coverage using the Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) method--Tamilnadu, India, 2002-2003.},
  author={Saravanan Sivasankaran and Ponnaiah Manickam and Ramachandran Ramakrishnan and Yvan Hutin and Mohan Digambar Gupte},
  journal={MMWR supplements},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={16-9}
}
INTRODUCTION As part of the global strategic plan to reduce the number of measles deaths in India, the state of Tamilnadu aims at > or =95% measles vaccination coverage. A study was conducted to measure overall coverage levels for the Poondi Primary Health Center (PPHC), a rural health-care facility in Tiruvallur District, and to determine whether any of the PPHC's six health subcenters had coverage levels <95%. METHODS The Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) method was used to identify… CONTINUE READING
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