Coverage and timeliness of vaccination and the validity of routine estimates: Insights from a vaccine registry in Kenya
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.
Vaccination records of children in the Kilifi Health and Demographic Surveillance System (K...Expand abstract
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