Table 2

Measles vaccination coverage by paternal education, within maternal education groups
Parental education levels Measles vaccination
Maternal highest education level Partner’s education level India Nigeria Pakistan Ethiopia Congo Indonesia
No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes
No Education No Education 5,69 2884 6,70 1,29 1660 1092 3820 1023 302 214 154 89
(66.1%) (33.9%) (84.2%) (15.8%) (60.3%) (39.7%) (78.9%) (21.1%) (58.5%) (41.5%) (63.4%) (36.6%)
Primary*** 1,95 1,38 1,27 410 539 449 1176 411 376 333 176 138
(58.7%) (41.3%) (75.6%) (24.4%) (54.6%) (45.5%) (74.1%) (25.9%) (53.0%) (47.0%) (56.1%) (43.9%)
Secondary or Higher 3,38 2,64 1,01 440 912 954 238 147 299 263 46 48
(56.1%) (43.9%) (69.8%) (30.2%) (48.9%) (51.1%) (61.8%) (38.2%) (53.2%) (46.8%) (48.9%) 51.1%
Primary No Education 619 591 568 246 108 119 248 117 88 118 112 119
(51.2%) (48.8%) (69.8%) (30.2%) (47.6%) (52.4%) (68.0%) (32.1%) (42.7%) (57.3%) 48.5% 51.5%
Primary (48.7 (51.3 (53.7 (46.4 (45.3 (54.7 (66.3 (33.7 (49.1 (50.9 37.7 62.3
%) %) %) %) %) %) %) %) %) %) % %
Secondary or Higher 1,59 2,02 1,10 1,03 259 428 220 180 820 1,03 593 1496
(44.1%) (55.9%) (51.6%) (48.4%) (37.7%) (62.3%) (55.0%) (45.0%) (44.2%) (55.8%) (28.4%) (71.6%)
Secondary or Higher No Education 428 514 114 77 30 69 10 13 16 22 11 27
(37.4%) (54.6%) (59.7%) (40.3%) (30.3%) (69.7%) (43.48%) (56.52%) (42.1%) (57.9%) (28.9%) (71.1%)
Primary 584 979 392 606 55 81 38 64 48 98 378 1019
(37.4%) (62.6%) (39.3%) (60.7%) (40.4%) (59.6%) (37.25%) (62.75%) (32.9%) (67.1%) (27.1%) (72.9%)
Secondary or Higher 5,56 13,0 1,82 3,11 380 1016 180 346 688 1,64 1358 6897
(30.0%) (70.1%) (36.9%) (63.1%) (27.2%) (72.8%) (34.22%) (65.78%) (29.5%) (70.6%) (16.5%) (83.5%)

Note: Within levels of maternal education, differences in measles vaccination coverage by paternal education level are significantly different at the **1% level.

Rammohan et al.

Rammohan et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:336   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-336

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