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RMJ. 2009; 34(1): 33-35

Knowledge of Mother’s about Children Immunization Status in the Urban Areas of Islamabad.

Malik Muhammad Adil, Muhammad Zubair, Ali Yawar Alam, Samira Mujtaba Khan, Zeeshan Bin Ishtiaque, Akhtar Ali Qureshi.

Objective: To assess mother’s Knowledge regarding immunization status of their
Methods: In this cross-sectional survey, two urban squatter settlements of Islamabad
were studied.
Results: Full immunization status was found in only 58% of population studied.
Awareness with the name and schedule of vaccination (p value=0.02) was significantly
associated with immunization status.
Conclusions: Just over half of the studied population has full immunization. There is a
dire need to increase the disseminating the benefits of immunization and this should be a
Community commitment. (Rawal Med J 2009;34:33-35).

Key words: Immunization, EPI.

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