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EFEKTIVITAS IMUNISASI CAMPAK DI KABUPATEN KUNINGAN, JAWA BARAT

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Author(s): Djoko Yuwono | Imran Lubis

Journal: Bulletin of Health Research
ISSN 0125-9695

Volume: 20;
Issue: 4 Des;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Measles immunization | Measles vaccination

ABSTRACT
A study to evaluate effectiveness of measles immunization programme was carried out in Kuningan regency, West Jawa province, an area with over 80% coverage of immunization. In this study interviews were conducted with 599 respondents who were parents of 0-36 months children. These interviews consist of questions about socioeconomic conditions, parent's knowledge about measles, care of measles patients and examination of measles immunity among 12-36 months old children. Sample colection were done with a modified WHO cluster sampling method. The study result shows that measles incidence is 72.7 per 1000 children of 0-36 months of age. Measles vaccination efficacy is 79.7%. Children who are at risk of measles is 1.4 times in non-immunized children compared to children who received measles vaccine. Serology examination indicated only 28.2% children who were seropositive for measles.
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