Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (JPIDS)
Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2018
Original Articles and Commentaries
Immunization Completion in Infants Born at Low Birth Weight
Matt Nestander; Jay Dintaman; Apryl Susi; Gregory Gorman; Elizabeth Hisle-Gorman
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Volume 7, Issue 3, 17 August 2018, Pages e58–e64, https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/pix079
Low birth weight significantly affects immunization completion, even after controlling for prematurity, neonatal illness, provider consistency, access to care, well-child care, and outpatient visits. Complete well-child care visits are associated with immunization completion.