Table 5

Association between mother’s knowledge of vaccination, ANC follow-up and TT immunization in relation to complete immunization coverage among children aged 12–23 months, Ambo Woreda Ethiopia, January, 2011
Characteristics Child fully vaccinated, n (%)* Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Yes No Crude Adjusted
Mother knew vaccination is used to prevent disease
 Yes 176 (32.8) 250 (46.6) 4.5 (2.5-7.9)** 1.4 (0.7-2.8)
 No 15 (2.8) 95 (17.7) 1 1
Mother knew four or more types of vaccine preventable diseases
 Yes 45 (8.4) 80 (14.9) 1 (0.7-1.5) NI***
 No 146 (27.2) 265 (49.4) 1
Mother knew the age at which child immunization begins
 Yes 137 (25.6) 104 (19.4) 5.9 (3.9, 8.7)** 2.9 (1.9-4.6)**
 No 54 (10.1) 241 (45) 1 1
Mother knew the age at which child immunization completes
 Yes 176 (32.8) 186 (34.7) 10 (5.7, 17.7)** 4.3 (2.3-8)**
 No 15 (2.8) 159 (29.7) 1 1
Mother knew the total number of sessions needed for child immunization
 Yes 61 (11.4) 76 (14.2) 1.7 (1.1, 2.5)** 0.7 (0.4-1.2)
 No 130 (24.3) 269 (50.2) 1 1
Mother had ANC follow-up
 Yes 165 (30.8) 172 (32.1) 6.8 (4.0, 10)** 2.4 (1.2-4.9)**
 No 26 (4.9) 173 (32.3) 1 1
Mother received three or more doses of TT
 Yes 163 (30.4) 187 (34.9) 4.9 (3.1, 7.7)** 1.2 (0.6-2.4)
 No 28 (5.2) 158 (29.5) 1 1

*Numbers in parenthesis are percentages, **Significant, *** NI- Variable not included in the model.

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