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Table 2 Percentage of coverage of immunisation status among children aged 12–59 months in India, 2015–16

From: Explaining socioeconomic inequalities in immunisation coverage in India: new insights from the fourth National Family Health Survey (2015–16)

  No immunisation Partial immunisation Full immunisation
Sex of the child 
 Male 7.33 55.76 36.91
 Female 7.64 55.16 37.20
Age of child (in months)
 12–23 5.58 50.74 43.68
 24–35 6.88 52.73 40.39
 36–47 8.09 57.66 34.26
 48–59 9.34 60.66 30.00
Birth order
 1–2 6.07 53.27 40.65
 2+ 10.80 60.67 28.53
Type of birth
 Single 7.51 55.52 36.97
 Multiple 5.34 52.01 42.65
Unwanted pregnancy
 No 7.51 55.42 37.07
 Yes 6.62 57.01 36.37
Place of delivery
 Home 15.52 64.71 19.76
 Institutional 5.34 53.00 41.69
Education
 No education 12.45 61.26 26.34
 Primary 7.00 59.25 33.75
 Secondary 5.11 52.13 42.75
Higher secondary and above 3.85 47.70 48.44
Place of residence
 Rural 7.99 56.78 35.23
 Urban 6.17 52.13 41.71
Caste
 Scheduled caste/tribes 7.80 55.85 36.35
 Other backward class 7.17 55.92 36.92
 Others 7.67 53.86 38.48
Religion
 Hindu 6.72 55.65 37.63
 Muslim 12.10 58.26 29.63
 Others 5.88 42.75 51.37
Wealth index
 Poorest 11.90 61.40 26.71
 Poor 8.08 58.64 33.28
 Middle 6.07 54.91 39.02
 Rich 5.09 51.88 43.03
 Richest 3.95 46.04 50.01
Region
 North 7.30 47.81 44.90
 Central 8.47 63.66 27.87
 East 6.67 56.23 37.10
 Northeast 13.73 62.63 23.64
 West 10.71 55.99 33.30
 South 3.82 44.89 51.29
Total 7.48 55.47 37.05