Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 3rd, 2006
According to recent research published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, "Assessment of delay in age-appropriate vaccination provides more information about timeliness of vaccination than up-to-date vaccination coverage. The authors applied survival analysis methods to data from a vaccination coverage survey among children aged 13-59 months conducted in Argentina in 2002. By age 19 months, 43% of children (95% confidence interval (CI): 40, 46) were vaccinated with the fourth dose of diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTP4)."
"By age 13 months, 55% of...
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