Table 4

Factors associated with timely vaccination

VariableCategoryEarly/delayed (reference) versus timely
OR95% CI
Child’s age (ref=0–69 days)70–970.120.04 to 0.36
98–2720.020.01 to 0.04
273–365
365-
Woman's age (ref=15–24 years)25–341.200.79 to 1.84
35+1.290.63 to 2.61
No of living children (ref=1)20.680.42 to 1.08
30.980.58 to 1.65
40.640.33 to 1.22
5+0.710.37 to 1.33
Residence (ref=rural)Town/small city1.450.88 to 2.41
Large city1.310.75 to 2.33
Woman’s education (ref=no education)Primary or middle school0.810.50 to 1.32
Secondary school or higher0.980.58 to 1.65
Husband's education (ref=no education)Primary or middle school0.760.44 to 1.32
Secondary school or higher1.000.63 to 1.62
Wealth quintiles (ref=first (poorest))Second1.100.41 to 3.16
Third1.370.54 to 3.78
Fourth1.200.44 to 3.55
Fifth (richest)1.420.50 to 4.38
MCH information source
 Medical professional (ref=no)Yes0.990.67 to 1.48
 Low-level health workers* (ref=no)Yes1.020.56 to 1.83
 Relatives/friends (ref=no)Yes0.720.47 to 1.10
 Media (ref=no)Yes1.150.79 to 1.66
No of antenatal care visits (ref=1–2)31.880.96 to 3.78
4+1.590.89 to 2.97
Assistance during delivery (ref=traditional birth attendant)Medical professional2.220.86 to 5.42
No one/others1.070.07 to 11.83
Place of delivery (ref=home)Private facility0.390.17 to 0.96
Public facility0.340.14 to 0.89
  • *Low-level health workers, including Dai-traditional birth attendants, female health workers, homeopaths, Hakim-herbal medicine practitioners and outreach workers.

  • †All independent variables were adjusted.

  • MCH, maternal and child health; ref, reference.