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Table 1 Vaccination status and potential determinants among children aged 12-23 months

From: Why children are not vaccinated against measles: a cross-sectional study in two Nigerian States

  Cross river state Bauchi state
Number of children in the study 2836 2421
  n/N (weighted %) n/N (weighted %)
Received measles vaccination 2332/2790 (81.8) 1049/2387 (42.0)
Child factors   
Sex (male) 1427/2836 (50.8) 1221/2420 (51.2)
With birth certificate 1400/2782 (48.4) 446/2389 (19.1)
Household socio-economic status   
Household considers their financial situation to be average or above 1805/2823 (64.7) 1918/2406 (80.8)
Household had enough food in the last week 2262/2815 (81.2) 2176/2406 (89.3)
Father with higher paying occupation 1211/2830 (42.7) 490/2385 (20.4)
Female headed household 428/2831 (15.2) 15/2410 (0.6)
Maternal empowerment   
Mother has an income of her own and takes part in the decision how to spend it 1243/2680 (47.0) 1250/2405 (51)
Mother or caregiver decided about immunising the child 1995/2754 (73.8) 184/2361 (8.1)
Parental education   
Mother with any formal education 2647/2815 (94.1) 453/2420 (18.0)
Father with any formal education 2556/2691 (95.5) 841/2390 (33.8)
Mother with junior secondary or higher education 1739/2815 (62.9) 205/2420 (8.8)
Father with junior secondary or higher education 1928/2691 (72.5) 625/2390 (25.7)
Maternal knowledge and attitudes   
Mother has heard about immunisation 2544/2563 (99.0) 2154/2341 (90.5)
Mother thinks immunising children is worthwhile 2555/2601 (98.0) 1997/2383 (83.8)
Household discussed immunisation at home 2224/2594 (85.6) 1777/2377 (74.2)
Community factors   
Urban community 953/2836 (32.4) 406/2421 (19.5)
Community has an active village health committee 1479/2670 (56.3) 584/2402 (17.9)
Community received immunisation campaign visits apart from polio days 1711/2542 (66.6) 643/2312 (29.1)
Community has a government health facility providing immunisation services 1601/2771 (57.1) 1226/2412 (50.2)