Table 3

Simple Binary logistic regression for the predictors associated with incomplete immunization among children aged 12-23 months
Variables Incomplete immunization P value
OR (95% CI)
Mother’s age (years)
 15-24 0.97 (0.75-1.24) 0.801
 25-34 0.85 (0.68-1.05) 0.134
 ≥ 35 1
Father’s age (years)
 15-24 2.25 (1.52-3.33) < 0.001
 25-34 0.98 (0.82-1.17) 0.812
 ≥ 35 1
Mother’s education
 No education 4.71 (3.41-6.50) < 0.001
 Up to primary 2.82 (1.94-4.09) < 0.001
 Up to secondary 1.61 (1.12-2.32) 0.009
 Higher 1
Father’s education
 No education 3.09 (2.41-3.98) < 0.001
 Up to primary 2.35 (1.75-3.15) < 0.001
 Up to secondary 1.20 (095-1.52) 0.133
 Higher 1
Father’s occupation
 Not working 2.06 (1.22-3.46) 0.007
 Manual worker 2.36 (1.80-3.09) < 0.001
 Clerical/sales/service 1.53 (1.15-2.04) 0.004
 Management/professional 1
Place of residence
 Rural 1.80 (1.52-2.14) < 0.001
 Urban 1
Sex of child
 Female 1.23 (1.04-1.46) 0.017
 Male 1
Birth order
 ≥ 7 1.22 (1.02-1.48) 0.035
 4-6 1.72 (1.33-2.22) < 0.001
 1-3 1
Wealth index
 Poor 4.78 (3.78-6.06) < 0.001
 Middle 1.74 (1.40-2.18) < 0.001
 Rich 1
Seek formal advice/treatment
 No 1.39 (1.13-1.70) 0.002
 Yes 1
Access to information
 No 2.16 (1.79-2.61) < 0.001
 Yes 1
Region
 Sindh 1.52 (1.26-1.85) < 0.001
 North Western Frontier Province 0.79 (0.62-1.01) 0.055
 Baluchistan 2.37 (1.55-3.62) < 0.001
 Punjab 1
Place of delivery
 Home 2.30 (1.94-2.74) < 0.001
 Hospital 1
Use of antenatal care
 No 2.18 (1.79-2.65) < 0.001
 Yes 1

Abbreviations: 1, reference category; OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval;

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Bugvi et al. BMC Public Health 2014 14:232   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-232

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