Journal Issue: Children and Divorce Volume 4 Number 1 Spring/Summer 1994
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- Peter, G. Childhood immunizations. New England Journal of Medicine (December 17, 1992) 327:1794–800. Vaccines for a number of other diseases, such as tuberculosis (BCG vaccine) and varicella (chicken pox), have been developed but are not recommended for general use in the United States.
- Although smallpox was eradicated by the late 1970s, attempts to eradicate measles and rubella from the United States have not been successful.
- American Academy of Pediatrics. Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. 21st ed. Elk Grove Village, IL: AAP, 1991.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Comprehensive Childhood Immunization Initiative: Strategy and Implementation. Atlanta, GA: DHHS, 1993.
- Committee on Infectious Diseases. Haemophilus influenza type b conjugate vaccine: Recommendations for immunization with recently and previously licensed vaccines. Pediatrics (September 1993) 92:480-88.
- Cutts, F.T., Zell, E.R., Mason, D., et al. Monitoring progress toward U.S. preschool immunization goals. Journal of the American Medical Association (April 8, 1992) 267:1952–55.
- For statistical purposes, two-year-olds are children aged 19 to 35 months.
- National Center for Health Statistics. Health United States 1992 and Healthy People 2000 Review. Hyattsville, MD: Public Health Service, 1993.
- Calculations by the authors from 1991 NHIS public use tapes.
- Nearly complete immunization coverage of children at school entry is desirable but should not lead to complacency. The large gap between the immunization coverage of two-year-olds and school-age children suggests that many young children remain inappropriately at risk for potentially serious diseases for several years.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Vaccination coverage of two-year-old children—United States, 1991–1992. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (January 7, 1994) 42:985–88.
- Three years after an epidemic, measles is called defeated. New York Times. October 29, 1993, at A8.
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- Ad hoc working group for the development of standards for pediatric immunization practices. Standards for pediatric immunization practices. Journal of the American Medical Association (April 14, 1993) 269:1817–22.
- Brody, J.E. Personal health: Complacent parents put their children at risk by failing to obtain recommended vaccinations. New York Times. August 11, 1993, at B7.