Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1988 Jun;296(6639):1775-8
Department of General Practice, St Mary's Hospital Medical School, Lisson Grove Health Centre, London.
The uptakes of immunisation in the district health authorities in England were studied for the years 1983-5. Multiple regression analysis showed that the factors significantly associated with a low uptake of immunisation were mainly related to social conditions, particularly overcrowding of households and population density. Of the service factors, high proportions of elderly and singlehanded general practitioners and high average list sizes were also associated with a low uptake of immunisation in some of the analyses. Read More