Value Health Reg Issues 2021 Apr 2;25:71-79. Epub 2021 Apr 2.
Department of Health Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands; Department of Economics, Econometrics, and Finance, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands; Unit of Pharmaco-Therapy, -Epidemiology, and -Economics (PTE2), Department of Pharmacy, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands; Department of Pharmacology and Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia.
Objective: This study aims to quantify socioeconomic inequalities-and the factors contributing to these inequalities-in measles vaccine uptake among children aged 12 to 23 months in Ethiopia between 2005 and 2016.
Methods: Inequalities in measles vaccine uptake were investigated based on data from the Ethiopian Demographic and Health Surveys conducted in 2005, 2011, and 2016. Concentration curves and concentration indices were used to measure the degree of inequality, and decomposition analysis was used to identify factors contributing to these inequalities. Read More