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Wealth disparities impact vaccination rates, particularly in low-income countries

Globally, coverage of the third dose of DTP is 15% higher among children in the highest compared to lowest wealth quintile. However, this masks differences of up to 64% in the most inequitable countries (Nigeria).

Full Citation:
Hinman, A.R., and McKinlay, M.A.. 2015. Immunization equity. Vaccine. 33(2015).

Title of Article: Immunization equity

Author(s): Hinman, A.R., and McKinlay, M.A.

Publication Year: 2015

Publication Name: Vaccine

Publication Volume: 33(2015)

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DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.09.033

Topics: Equity

Disease Vaccines: Diphtheria | Pertussis | Tetanus

Countries: Global