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Table 2 Distribution of defaulters according to types of immunization (n = 210)

From: Sociodemographic and health care factors in determining immunization defaulters among preschool children in Petaling District, Selangor: a cross-sectional study in Malaysia

Type of Immunization Recommended age given (months) n Percentage of defaulting %
BCG Birth 15 7.1
Hepatitis B – 1st dose Birth 10 4.8
Hepatitis B – 2nd dose 1 22 10.5
Hepatitis B – 3rd dose 6 47 22.4
DTaP/IPV/Hib 1st dose 2 84 40.0
DTaP/IPV/Hib 2nd dose 3 100 47.6
DTaP/IPV/Hib 3rd dose 5 124 59.0
MMR 12 51 24.3
DTaP/IPV/Hib booster dose 18 131 62.4
  1. BCG Bacillus Calmette–Guérin, HepB Hepatitis B, DTaP Diphtheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis, Hib Haemophilus influenzae b, IPV Inactivated Poliovirus, MMR Mumps, Measles, Rubella