Disentangling the rural-urban immunization coverage disparity in The Gambia: A Fairlie decomposition
作者: Alieu SoweKlara Johansson
作者单位: 1Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Gambia
2Department of Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå University, Sweden
刊名: Vaccine, 2019, Vol.37 (23), pp.3088-3096
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.04.062
关键词: Immunization inequalitiesImmunization coverageFairlie decompositionFull immunizationHealthcare disparities
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Introduction(#br)Exploring factors underlying disparities in immunization uptake is highly relevant and can contribute to improved immunization interventions globally. The Gambia is an interesting case, since higher immunization coverage in rural areas has been shown for many years, yet the factors explaining this unexpected rural-urban disparity have not been studied. The aim of our study was to quantify the rural-urban disparity in immunization coverage and identify factors that contribute to explaining it.(#br)Methods(#br)Data from the nationally representative Demographic and Health Survey 2013 was used to select children aged 12–23 months (Weighted n = 1644) for the study. The outcome measure was full immunization status, the grouping variable was area of residence....
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影响因子:3.492 (2012)

  • immunization 免疫法
  • decomposition 分解
  • coverage 复盖
  • disparity 不等
  • urban 城市
  • rural 乡村的