Monitoring inequality changes in full immunization coverage in infants in Latin America and the Caribbean

Jun 09, 2020

The overall median full immunization coverage was 69.9%. Approximately one-third of the countries have a high-income inequality gap, with a median difference of 5.6 percentage points in 8 of 18 countries. Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, and Peru have achieved the greatest progress in improving coverage among the poorest quintiles of their population in recent years. Article available in Spanish

Aproximadamente un tercio de los países presentan una brecha de desigualdad con respecto al quintil de ingresos más altos, con una diferencia entre medianas de 5,6 puntos porcentuales en 8 de 18 países. En los últimos años, Bolivia, Colombia, Perú y El Salvador han logrado el mayor avance en cuanto a la mejora de la cobertura en términos de la población correspondiente al quintil de ingresos más bajos. The Pan American Journal of Public Health


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