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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing

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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
2022, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A

A study to assess the level of knowledge regarding Universal immunization schedule among the mothers residing in selected areas of Panikhaiti, Guwahati, Assam, India


Popy Das, Smita Sarmah, Prastuti, Purashmita, Queen, Binoya, Rinji, Ruki, Sheetal, Shabhia Majhong, Lakhimi Gogoi and Runogi Semp

Immunization becomes an important cost effective weapon for combating child mortality associated with infectious diseases. Immunizing a child significantly reduces cost of treating diseases, thus providing healthy childhood and reduces suffering. Revised immunization is a new immunization that use for the purpose of updating and improving our immune system. Over 2millon deaths are delayed through immunization worldwide. Without immunization an average of 2out of every100 children will die from measles, another two from whopping cough, one more will die from tetanus. And out of every 200, 1 will from polio. Children can be protected from other diseases by vaccines. It is there for essential that all parents know why, when, where and how many times their infants should be immunize. According to UNICEF, immunization programs can protect the lives of nearly 4 million children. In 2002, 7out of every 1000 children in industrialize countries died before they are 5. In South Asia, 97 of 1000 children die before they were 5years. And in sub-Saharan African that number is 174 of every 1000 children.
Objectives of the study
1. To assess the knowledge of mothers having under 5 children regarding Immunization.
2. To find out the association between knowledge with selected demographic variables of mothers of under 5 children.
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How to cite this article:
Popy Das, Smita Sarmah, Prastuti, Purashmita, Queen, Binoya, Rinji, Ruki, Sheetal, Shabhia Majhong, Lakhimi Gogoi, Runogi Semp. A study to assess the level of knowledge regarding Universal immunization schedule among the mothers residing in selected areas of Panikhaiti, Guwahati, Assam, India. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2022;4(1):54-56.
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