Article of Open Journal of Maternal and Child Health
Indentify immunization coverage against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and influenza virus in pregnants in one maternity of Great Recife
Silva, M.L.N1; Nascimento, R.M2, Lopes, K.A.M.3; Baptista Filho, P.N.4; Pimentel, A.M5
1Estudante do Curso de Enfermagem – UPE; 2Enfermeira/Pesquisadora da Faculdade de Ciências Médicas – UPE; 3,4,5 Docentes/Pesquisadores da Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da UPE.
Vaccination coverage in pregnant can be understood as the proportion of pregnant who received all course of vaccination in relation to total existing pregnant. Indentify immunization coverage against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and influenza virus in pregnants in one maternity of Great Recife. A descriptive cross-sectional study with 294 women to verify the coverage vaccination estimate from July to September 2016. 84.35 % of the sample consisted of most pregnant women of 18 years, the vast majority prodecente the city of Jaboatão dos Guararapes. 68, 36 % had 6 or more prenatal consults. It was found that 4.76 % of pregnant women have not been vaccinated for no vaccine evaluated and 6.46 % could not pass on information about any imunizacion. Vaccination coverage of dT, dTpa and inflenza virus in pregnant women is far from the target of 95 % of optimal coverage for this risk group and efforts should be maintained to increase the critical consciousness of professionals and pregnant women about the importance of vaccination strategies.
Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis vaccine; Immunization Coverage; Influenza A virus.