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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2017, Article ID 7976587, 11 pages
Research Article

Assessment of Child Immunization Coverage and Associated Factors with Full Vaccination among Children Aged 12–23 Months at Mizan Aman Town, Bench Maji Zone, Southwest Ethiopia

Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Mizan-Tepi University, Mizan Teferi, Ethiopia

Correspondence should be addressed to Asrat Meleko; moc.liamg@tarsaokelem

Received 20 July 2017; Revised 22 October 2017; Accepted 9 November 2017; Published 24 December 2017

Academic Editor: Lavjay Butani

Copyright © 2017 Asrat Meleko et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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