Assessment of sociodemographic factors and socio-economic status affecting the coverage of compulsory and private immunization services in Istanbul, Turkey

Topuzoglu A. , Ozaydin G. , Cali S., Cebeci D. , Kalaca S., Harmanci H.

PUBLIC HEALTH, cilt.119, sa.10, ss.862-869, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 119 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.puhe.2005.01.015
  • Dergi Adı: PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.862-869


Objectives: The primary objective of this study was to determine the coverage of the Expanded Programme of Immunization (EPI) of the Ministry of Health and the coverage of private vaccines in the Umraniye Health District in order to establish approaches for improving vaccination services. Other objectives were to define the areas that present higher risks for non-vaccination and to determine the factors that influence vaccination coverage.