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Table 1 Socio-demographic profile of the study population in Bangladesh, 2007 and 2017–18

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in non- coverage of full vaccination among children in Bangladesh: a comparative study of Demographic and Health Surveys, 2007 and 2017–18

Background characteristics 2007 2017–18
Sample Percentage Sample Percentage
Sex of the child
 Male 581 50.2 832 50.2
 Female 576 49.8 828 49.9
Mother's age (in years)
 15–19 269 23.3 293 17.6
 20–24 419 36.2 591 35.6
 25–29 279 24.1 406 24.5
 30 +  190 16.4 370 22.3
Mother's educational status
 Not educated 249 21.6 102 6.1
 Primary 356 30.8 469 28.3
 Secondary 472 40.8 787 47.4
 Higher 80 6.9 302 18.2
Mother's working status
 Not working 914 79.0 1009 60.8
 working 243 21.0 651 39.2
Media exposure (Radio/television/newspaper)
 Not exposed 439 37.9 545 32.8
 Exposed to any one 718 62.1 1115 67.2
Parity
 1 416 36.0 601 36.2
 2 309 26.7 563 33.9
 3 196 17.0 294 17.7
 4 +  236 20.4 203 12.2
Preceding child interval (in months)
  < 24 months 104 9.0 103 6.2
 24–36 months 171 14.8 139 8.4
  > 36 months 882 76.2 1418 85.4
Ante-natal care visits
 No visits 461 39.9 162 9.7
 1–3 visits 422 36.4 741 44.6
 4 + visits 274 23.7 758 45.7
Post-natal care
 No 767 66.3 860 51.8
 Yes 390 33.7 800 48.2
Place child was delivered
 Home 927 80.2 823 49.6
 Health facility 230 19.9 837 50.4
Father's educational status
 Not educated 357 30.8 239 14.4
 Primary 342 29.6 582 35.1
 Secondary 328 28.3 529 31.9
 Higher 130 11.3 311 18.7
Father's working status
 Not working 33 2.9 31 1.9
 working 1124 97.1 1629 98.1
Wealth Index
 Poorest 247 21.3 338 20.4
 Poorer 229 19.8 344 20.7
 Middle 237 20.4 318 19.2
 Richer 223 19.3 329 19.8
 Richest 221 19.1 330 19.9
Religion
 Islam 1063 91.9 1558 93.9
 Others 94 8.1 102 6.1
Residence
 Urban 275 23.8 440 26.5
 Rural 882 76.3 1220 73.5
Region
 Barisal 70 6.1 93 5.6
 Chittagong 281 24.3 351 21.2
 Dhaka 364 31.5 555 33.5
 Khulna 91 7.9 142 8.6
 Rajshahi 255 22.1 376 22.6
 Sylhet 96 8.3 142 8.6
Total 1157 100.0 1660 100.0