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Attitudinal and demographic predictors of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR) uptake during the UK catch-up campaign 2008-09: cross-sectional survey

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Background and Objective Continued suboptimal measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine uptake has re-established measles epidemic risk, prompting a UK catch-up campaign in 2008–09 for children who missed MMR doses at scheduled age. Predictors of vaccine uptake during catch-ups are poorly understood, however evidence from routine schedule uptake suggests demographics and attitudes may be central. This work explored this hypothesis using a robust evidence-based measure. Design Cross-sectional self-a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0019381

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Publisher:
Public Library of Science
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PloS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
5
Pages:
ARTN e19381
Publication date:
2011-05-13
Acceptance date:
2011-04-04
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1932-6203
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English
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uuid:06cb5757-7136-4796-9b72-ac383c56e543
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pubs:450427
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450427
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2014-02-27

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