Table 4

Adjusted odds ratio for multivariable logistic regression of factors independently associated with incomplete immunization among children aged 12-23 months
Variables Incomplete immunization P value
AOR (95% CI)
Father’s occupation
 Not working 1.27 (0.74-2.19) 0.391
 Manual worker 1.47 (1.10-1.97) 0.009
 Clerical/sales/service 1.28 (0.94-1.74) 0.112
 Management/professional 1
Place of residence
 Rural 0.89 (0.72-1.09) 0.262
 Urban 1
Birth order
 ≥ 7 1.28 (0.91-1.82) 0.161
 4-6 1.07 (0.85-1.35) 0.554
 1-3 1
Seek formal advice/treatment
 No 1.07 (0.86-1.33) 0.553
 Yes 1
Access to information
 No 1.35 (1.09-1.66) 0.006
 Yes 1
Region
 Sindh 1.35 (1.09-1.65) 0.004
 North Western Frontier Province† 0.59 (0.46-0.76) < 0.001
 Baluchistan 1.74 (1.12-2.70) 0.014
 Punjab 1
Use of antenatal care
 No 1.33 (1.07-1.66) 0.009
 Yes 1
Place of delivery
 Home 1.39 (1.14-1.69) 0.001
 Hospital 1

Abbreviations: 1, reference category; AOR, adjusted odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

A Multivariable logistic regression analysis was carried out to obtain the AOR after controlling for mother’s age (continuous variable), mother’s education and wealth quintile.

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

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