Immunization coverage of 12-23 months old children and its associated factors in Minjar-Shenkora district, Ethiopia: a community-based study.


Department of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, Debre Berhan University, Po. Box. 445, Debre Berhan, Ethiopia. [Email]


Childhood vaccinations have been shown to be effective in protecting children against vaccine-preventable diseases. The systematic investigation of the causes of incomplete immunization is critical for the full immunization and develop health system interventions to improve immunization coverage. To date, no community-based immunization coverage assessment study was conducted in Minjar-shenkora district. Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess the immunization coverage and its factors among 12-23 months old children in Minjar-shenkora district, Ethiopia.


Children aged 12–23 months,Immunization coverage,Minjar-shenkora district,