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Submitted: 04 October 2019 Modified: 04 October 2019
HERDIN Record #: 103096-19100416463635

ASSOCIATION OF IMMUNIZATION STATUS TO PREVALENCE OF MEASLES AMONG ADOLESCENTS IN BINAN, LAGUNA.

Edmundo Carlo PGI Briones,
Charles Vincent PGI Buhay,
Sedney PGI Delos Santos,
Don Davis PGI San Jose

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A cross sectional study was done to investigate the association between immunization status to prevalence of measles among adolescents in Binan, Laguna. 84,419 are the total adolescents in Binan, Laguna. Data were collected through the City Health Office providing their census and data regards to the immunization status and reported measles cases among adolescents. data were computed using frequency table and Chi square test. Among 84,419 adolescents, 74,492 were vaccinated with measles vaccine. Based on the study, a total of 35 individuals were immunized still developed measles. However, 33 out of 9,927 who were not iummunized developed measles. The result showed that there is association between immunization status to prevalence of measles among adolescents in Binan, Laguna.

Publication Type
Thesis/Dissertations
Thesis Degree
BS
Specialization
Department of Medicine
Publication Date
May 2019
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