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Table 5 Determinants of immunization timeliness

From: Vaccination of infants aged 0 to 11 months at the Yaounde Gynaeco-obstetric and pediatric hospital in Cameroon: how complete and how timely?

Variables Timeliness Unadjusted
OR (95% CI)
Unadjusted P value Adjusted OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted
P value
Age
  Yes No     
  < 30 years 165 (73) 61 (27) 0.9 (0.6–1.5) 0.9   
  > 30 years 128 (76.6) 46 (26.4)     
Level of education
 None/Primary 26 (72.2) 10 (27.8) 0.9 (0.4–2) 0.9   
 Secondary/Higher 267 (73.4) 97 (26.6)     
Mother’s profession
 Employed 192 (73) 71 (27) 0.9 (0.6–1.5) 0.9   
 Unemployed 101 (73.7) 36 (26.3)     
Matrimonial status
 Single 65 (77.4) 19 (22.6) 1.3 (0.7–2.3) 0.3   
 Couple 228 (72.2) 88 (27.8)     
Religion
 Christian 239 (73.3) 98 (26.7) 1 (0.5–2.3) 0.9   
 Muslim 24 (72.7) 9 (27.3)     
Parity
 Primipara 105 (72.9) 39 (27.1) 0.9 (0.6–1.5) 0.9   
 Multipara 188 (73.4) 68 (26.6)     
Distance from home to vaccination unit
  < 5 Km 149 (74.9) 50 (25.1) 1.2 (0.8–1.8) 0.5   
  > 5 Km 144 (71.6) 57 (28.4)     
Father’s profession
 Employed 287 (73.4) 104 (26.6) 1.4 (0.3–5.6) 0.7   
 Unemployed 6 (66.7) 3 (33.3)     
Place of birth
 YGOPH 221 (75.9) 70 (24.1) 1.6 (1.01–2.6) 0.04 1.01 (0.9–3.3) 1
 Others 72 (66.1) 37 (33.9)     
Gestation age
 Term 286 (81) 67 (19) 24.4 (10.5–56.8) < 0.001 19.3 (8.1–46.1) < 0.001
 Premature 7 (14.9) 40 (85.1)     
Place vaccination started
 YGOPH 261 (74.8) 88 (25.2) 1.8 (0.9–3.3) 0.07   
 Others 32 (62.7) 19 (37.3)     
Usual place of vaccination
 YGOPH 252 (75.2) 83 (24.8) 1.8 (1.01–3.1) 0.04 2.1 (0.9–4.6) 0.08
 Others 41 (63.1) 24 (36.9)