Table 3

Logistic regression analysis for complete immunisation in Nepal

VariablesThree polio vaccinesThree DPT vaccinesA measles vaccineComplete immunisation
OR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CI
Caste/ethnic affiliation
 High Hindu caste (ref.)1.001.001.001.00
 Untouchables0.610.30 to 1.240.570.28 to 1.170.540.22 to 1.300.58**0.33 to 0.99
 Indigenous0.790.42 to 1.480.720.38 to 1.390.960.40 to 2.340.960.58 to 1.59
 Terai caste, Muslims0.48*0.22 to 1.050.36**0.16 to 0.790.560.22 to 1.44.54**0.29 to 0.99
Mother’s education
 None (ref.)1.001.001.001.00
 Primary1.240.70 to 2.190.950.55 to 1.621.77*0.96 to 3.281.130.73 to 1.75
 Secondary and higher1.070.64 to 1.810.780.47 to 1.301.95**1.04 to 3.631.230.81 to 1.86
Wealth status
 Poorest (ref.)1.001.001.001.00
 Poor1.560.84 to 2.901.140.60 to 2.161.450.65 to 3.211.320.80 to 2.18
 Middle1.540.78 to 3.051.060.53 to 2.081.120.49 to 2.541.160.67 to 2.00
 Richer2.70*1.20 to 6.091.250.59 to 2.622.44*0.93 to 6.391.71*0.93 to 3.15
 Richest1.440.57 to 3.581.190.48 to 2.991.030.36 to 2.941.190.57 to 2.45
Ecological region
 Mountain (ref.)1.001.001.001.00
 Hill2.51**1.23 to 5.092.72**1.24 to 5.991.250.41 to 3.762.14**1.17 to 3.90
 Terai1.320.56 to 3.070.760.31 to 1.880.580.16 to 2.101.270.62 to 2.60
Provinces
 Province 3 (ref.)1.001.001.001.00
 Province 10.570.22 to 1.430.990.38 to 2.592.040.51 to 8.150.830.39 to 1.73
 Province 20.670.23 to 1.941.310.45 to 3.740.720.20 to 2.640.750.32 to 1.72
 Province 41.950.55 to 6.901.150.38 to 3.431.660.37 to 7.491.620.67 to 3.89
 Province 51.100.39 to 3.052.020.71 to 5.780.540.16 to 1.840.910.42 to 1.98
 Province 60.550.21 to 1.400.39*0.15 to 1.091.020.29 to 3.560.650.31 to 1.36
 Province 70.940.34 to 2.541.670.59 to 4.741.280.36 to 4.551.260.57 to 2.77
Number of children under 51.150.92 to 1.430.980.80 to 1.190.970.78 to 1.210.960.81 to 1.44
Money needed to visit
 Not a big problem1.001.001.001.00
 Big problem *1.140.69 to 1.880.47***0.28 to 0.810.55*0.28 to 1.090.66**0.44 to 1.00
Distance to health facility
 Not a big problem1.001.001.001.00
 Big problem0.650.39 to 1.090.810.49 to 1.320.630.34 to 1.180.810.54 to 1.22
Overall model χ248.85671.46685.66380.948
Cox and Snell R20.0470.0670.0800.076
  • **p≤0.10. **p≤0.05. ***p≤0.01. ****p≤0.001.

  • DPT, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis.