Annette Regan, PhD, MPH, MInfDis
Texas A&M University
212 Adriance Lab Road
College Station, TX 77843-1266
Completed Projects - (1)
Predictors and Barriers to Achieving Immunization in Rural and Urban Areas
Prenatal and timely childhood immunizations offer the optimal strategy for preventing severe morbidity and mortality due to vaccine-preventable disease. This project evaluated possible gaps in immunization services for pregnant women and their infants in rural areas as compared to urban areas.
Research center: Southwest Rural Health Research Center
Topics: Children and adolescents, Health promotion and disease prevention, Health services, Maternal health
Publications - (1)
Influenza and Pertussis Vaccination Rates Among Pregnant Women in Rural and Urban Areas
Southwest Rural Health Research Center
This policy brief evaluates the receipt of influenza and pertussis vaccines from 2012-2018 among pregnant women in rural and urban areas of the U.S. Furthermore, it examines whether pregnant women during this this same period received influenza vaccine recommendations from their healthcare providers.