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Table 4 The conditional probability of receiving the three doses of hepatitis B vaccine among the children by background characteristics, India, 2015–16

From: Hepatitis B vaccination coverage across India: exploring the spatial heterogeneity and contextual determinants

Background Characteristics Conditional probability
Pr[Hep B=Yes|X]
Child’s age in months
 12–23 0.62
 24–35 0.59
 36–47 0.53
 48–59 0.47
Birth order
 1 0.55
 2_3 0.5
 4_5 0.42
 6+ 0.35
Sex
 Male 0.5
 Female 0.5
Child lives with whom
 Mother 0.5
 Lives Elsewhere 0.36
Mother’s education
 No Education 0.41
 Primary or less 0.48
 Secondary or less 0.55
 Higher 0.6
Caste
 SC 0.52
 ST 0.45
 Others 0.52
Religion
 Hindu 0.51
 Muslim 0.46
 Christian 0.44
 Others* 0.63
Wealth quintiles
 Poorest 0.42
 Poorer 0.48
 Middle 0.53
 Richer 0.56
 Richest 0.61
Place of Residence
 Rural 0.49
 Urban 0.54
Place of Vaccination
 Public 0.93
 Private 0.07
Year of birth
 2010 0.06
 2011 0.17
 2012 0.25
 2013 0.27
 2014 0.2
 2015 0.05
Region
 North 0.56
 Central 0.44
 East 0.57
 North East 0.44
 West 0.45
 South 0.59
  1. * Denotes the other religious groups like Sikh, Buddhist/Neo-Buddhist, Jain, Jewish, Parsi/Zoroastrian & No religion