Cross sectional survey of meningococcal C immunisation in children looked after by local authorities and those living at home

Hill, Catherine M.; Mather, Mary; Goddard, Jonathan
February 2003
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/15/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7385, p364
Academic Journal
Presents a study to compare immunization rates in children looked after by local authorities in Great Britain with that in children at home. How the national meningococcal C vaccine campaign in 1999 provided an opportunity to measure immunization uptake in public health care; How uptake decreased with age in both groups; Statement that children in public care were less likely to be vaccinated than those at home unless they were under five years of age; Participants; Methods; Results; Comments.


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