International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 5, Part K (2016)
A study to assess reasons for partial immunization and non- immunization among under five aged children of Pune
Dr. Sharad Agarkhedkar, Dr. Priyank Verma, Shweta Joshi, Dr. Anuradha Maske
The present cross-sectional study, carried out among 80 children in the age group for 0-5 yrs from selected areas of Pune. Objectives of the study were to assess immunization coverage among under five age children and to assess the reasons for partial immunization and non-immunization. 71.25% had fully immunized, 21.25% were partially immunized, 7.5% were non- immunized. The main reason cited for partial and non-immunization was unawareness of need for immunization.