Measles vaccine coverage and factors related to uncompleted vaccination among 18-month-old and 36-month-old children in Kyoto, Japan

@article{Matsumura2005MeaslesVC,
  title={Measles vaccine coverage and factors related to uncompleted vaccination among 18-month-old and 36-month-old children in Kyoto, Japan},
  author={Takayo Matsumura and Takeo Nakayama and Shigeru Okamoto and Hideko Ito},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={59 - 59}
}
BACKGROUND Due to low vaccine coverage, Japan has not only experienced outbreaks of measles but has also been exporting it overseas. This study aims to survey measles vaccine coverage and the factors uncompleted vaccination among community-living children. METHODS Subjects were the parents whose children had undergone either an 18-month or a 36-month checkup publicly provided by Kyoto City during November 2001 to January 2002. An anonymous self-administered questionnaire survey was conducted… CONTINUE READING

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