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Table 3 Reasons for non-vaccination among children aged 24–36 months, in Zhejiang province (total sample = 1386, 3.1% for non-vaccination of MCV1 and 7.3% for non-vaccination of MCV2)

From: Measles vaccination coverage, determinants of delayed vaccination and reasons for non-vaccination among children aged 24–35 months in Zhejiang province, China

Reasons MCV1(N = 43) MCV2(N = 101) All(N = 144)
Without written vaccination records 4 (9.3) 4 (4.0) 8 (5.6)
Was not aware that the child needed this vaccination 2 (4.6) 7 (6.9) 9 (6.3)
The immunization clinic was overcrowded 12 (27.9) 24 (23.8) 36 (25.0)
The schedule of the immunization clinic was incompatible with working hours 7 (16.3) 16 (15.8) 23 (15.9)
Fear of adverse events 5 (5.0) 5 (3.4)
The child was sick when the vaccination was due 10 (23.3) 29 (28.7) 39 (27.0)
The physicians had contraindicated the vaccine 8 (18.6) 11 (10.9) 19 (13.2)
Considered vaccination not important 5 (4.9) 5 (3.5)