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Table 3 Relation of some characteristics with vaccination status of children

From: Vaccination coverage and reasons for non-vaccination in a district of Istanbul

  Full vaccinated Not full vaccinated  
C'haractersitics Vaccination Status p value
  (n,%) (n,%)  
Sex    
Male 96 (82.1) 21 (17.9) >0.05
Female 91 (87.5) 13 (12.5)  
Education of mother    
Illiterate 15 (48.5) 16 (51.5) 0.000
Graduated Primary school 141(89.8) 16 (10.2)  
Graduated Secondary school or higher education 31 (93.3) 2 (6.7)  
Education of father    
Illiterate 5 (50.0) 5 (50.0) 0.003
Graduated Primary school 63 (83.8) 6 (16.2)  
Graduated Secondary school or higher education 119 (91.3) 23 (8.7)  
Place of birth    
Home 6 (50.0) 6 (50.0) 0.004
Hospital 181 (86.6) 28 (13.4)  
Health center used for routine vaccination    
Primary health care center/maternal and child health and family planning clinics 179 (87.3) 26 (12.7) >0.05
Private doctors/hospitals 8 (88.9) 1 (11.1)  
Number of siblings    
No 42 (95.5) 2 (4.5) 0.035
1 72 (85.7) 12 (14.3)  
2+ 73 (78.5) 20 (21.5)  
Birth order    
First or second child 128 (88.3) 17 (11.7) 0.031
Third or later born child 59 (77.6) 17 (22.4)  
Health insurance    
None 59 (78.7) 16 (21.3) >0.05
Green Card 13 (72.2) 5 (27.8)  
Other Social Securities * 115 (89.8) 13 (10.2)  
Immigrated to Istanbul    
At least one parent <20 years ago 123 (80.4) 30 (19.6) 0.005
Both parents ≥20 years ago 64 (94.1) 4 (5.9)  
Monthly family income    
<450 YTL 65 (73.9) 23 (26.1) 0.000
≥450 YTL 121 (91.7) 11 (8.3)  
Total 187 (84.5) 34 (15.5)  
  1. * Social Security Institution, Social Security Organization for the Artisans and self employed or Social Security Organization for the civil servant