Factor influencing of child immunization in Bangladesh


This study examines the effects of selected socio-economic, demographic, cultural, community and behavioral characteristics on the practice of childhood immunization in Bangladesh based on the data collected from 800 women whose last child were below five years of age during the period between January and March, 1992. All selected factors namely, are found to have significant relationship with acceptance of childhood immunization in bi-variate analysis. On the other hand logistic regression analysis has revealed that years of schooling of mothers, sex, use T.T vaccine amount of agricultural land all have significant positive effects on childhood immunization while distance from immunization centre, number of dead children have significant negative effect on childhood immunization.

Keywords: Child Immunization, Influencing of Child Immunization

Unique Article ID: IJMSS-123

Article Review Status: Published

Pages: 55-65 (Download PDF)

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