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Table 2 Attitudes and Knowledge of Mothers in Rural Nigeria on some aspects of Immunization

From: Determinants of vaccination coverage in rural Nigeria

Variable N (339) %
Feels that Immunization is beneficial 336 99.1
Would advise other mothers to get their children immunized 336 99.1
Correct definition/purpose of immunization 216 63.7
Correct knowledge of number of times oral polio should be received 254 74.9
Correct knowledge of the age at which measles vaccine is received 290 85.5
Correct knowledge that vaccination schedule should be completed before 12 months 304 89.7
Knowledge of vaccine preventable Symptoms   
Cough (Tuberculosis/Pertussis) 284 83.8
Difficulty in breathing (Diphtheria) 122 36.0
Skin rash (measles) 211 62.2
Paralysis (Poliomyelitis) 244 72.0
Jaundice (yellow fever/hepatitis B) 189 55.8
High fever (Pertussis) 209 61.7