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Results From The 1997 National Immunization Survey

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May 5, 1998
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University Of Maryland, Baltimore
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A national, population-based telephone survey found that children living above poverty level were 80 percent up to date on immunizations, compared with 72 percent for children below the poverty level.

A national, population-based telephone survey sampled 16,710 children, of which 60 percent had complete immunization data from their health care providers. Of the children, those above poverty level were 80 percent up to date on immunizations, compared with 72 percent for children below the poverty level. Private providers immunized 63 percent of the children who were above poverty level and 45 percent of those below. The study was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Immunization Program.The study was presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in New Orleans, May 1-5. For interviews during the meeting, contact the press room at (504) 670-8502 or 670-8508.Researchers' Institutional Contact: Diana Woods (404) 639-8200


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