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Table 4 Descriptive statistics of parental knowledge of vaccination scores according to the vaccination schedule.

From: Parental knowledge of paediatric vaccination

Vaccination schedule ni Mean SD Median Min-Max p
3:3:3:3:1*       
Yes 593 5.51 1.56 6.00 0–9 <0.001
No 37 4.19 2.08 4.00 0–8  
4:4:4:3:1**       
Yes 544 5.53 1.56 6.00 9-9 0.001
No 86 4.81 1.88 5.00 0–8  
Total 630 5.43 1.63 6.00 0–9  
  1. *3:3:3:3:1 series was defined as: 3 DTPa/w doses, 3 Hib doses, 3 OPV doses, 3 MenC doses and 1 MMR dose.
  2. **4:4:4:3:1 series was defined as: 4 DTPa/w doses, 4 Hib doses, 4 OPV doses, 3 MenC doses and 1 MMR dose.