23 Sep 2020

Vaccines, Geography and Income

From Nights, 9:30 pm on 23 September 2020

Family wealth and geography are major factors determining childhood vaccination rates around New Zealand, according to new research. University of Canterbury GeoHealth Laboratory Post-Doctoral Fellow Lukas Marek has investigated immunisation trends around the country from 2006 to 2017 using millions of records from the National Immunisation Register (NIR) and census data.