Knowledge of Motherâ€™s about Children Immunization Status in the
Urban Areas of Islamabad.Malik Muhammad Adil, Muhammad Zubair, Ali Yawar Alam, Samira Mujtaba Khan,
Zeeshan Bin Ishtiaque, Akhtar Ali Qureshi.
Objective: To assess motherâ€™s Knowledge regarding immunization status of their
Methods: In this cross-sectional survey, two urban squatter settlements of Islamabad
Results: Full immunization status was found in only 58% of population studied.
Awareness with the name and schedule of vaccination (p value=0.02) was significantly
associated with immunization status.
Conclusions: Just over half of the studied population has full immunization. There is a
dire need to increase the disseminating the benefits of immunization and this should be a
Community commitment. (Rawal Med J 2009;34:33-35).
Applied Medical Research
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