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Coverage and timeliness of vaccination and the validity of routine estimates: Insights from a vaccine registry in Kenya

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Background

The benefits of childhood vaccines are critically dependent on vaccination coverage. We used a vaccine registry (as gold standard) in Kenya to quantify errors in routine coverage methods (surveys and administrative reports), to estimate the magnitude of survivor bias, contrast coverage with timeliness and use both measures to estimate population immunity.

Methods

Vaccination records of children in the Kilifi Health and Demographic Surveillance System (K...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.11.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SE-Other
Department:
External
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2556-9407
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Vaccine Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
52
Pages:
7965-7974
Publication date:
2018-11-08
Acceptance date:
2018-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-2518
ISSN:
0264-410X
Pmid:
30416017
Source identifiers:
946501
Language:
English
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pubs:946501
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uuid:0229ffa1-81c1-4c79-814a-660809723c89
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pubs:946501
Deposit date:
2019-01-08

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