The role of public health programmes in reducing socioeconomic inequities in childhood immunization coverage.

@article{Bishai2002TheRO,
  title={The role of public health programmes in reducing socioeconomic inequities in childhood immunization coverage.},
  author={David Bishai and Emi Suzuki and Michael J. McQuestion and Jyotsnamoy Chakraborty and Michael Koenig},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={
          412-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This paper asks whether intensive outreach services can eliminate socioeconomic differentials in vaccine coverage. METHODS In 1990, the Matlab Maternal and Child Health/Family Planning Project (MCH-FP) surveyed 4238 respondents in an intervention area that received outreach and 3708 respondents in a comparison area in rural Bangladesh. Interacted multiple regression methods assessed the degree to which various socioeconomic indicators predicted the probability of vaccine receipt in… CONTINUE READING

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