Adolescent immunization rates and the effect of socio-demographic factors on immunization in a cosmopolitan city (ERZURUM) in the eastern Turkey

Alp H., Altinkaynak S., Arikan D., Ozyazicioglu N.

HEALTH POLICY, vol.76, no.2, pp.179-185, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 76 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2005.06.015
  • Journal Name: HEALTH POLICY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.179-185
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


Objective: Pediatric vaccinations have decreased the incidence and mortality from infectious diseases in children, but adolescents continue to be adversely affected by vaccine preventable disease. The present study was performed to determine the status of adolescents immunization and to investigate the effect of several socio-demographic factors on immunization.