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Table 2 Percentage of children who did not receive full vaccination (12–23 months) 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
Percentage p -value Percentage p -value
Sex of the child   0.928   0.576
 Male 18.8   12.5  
 Female 17.5   11.0  
Mother's age (in years)   0.558   0.048
 15–19 19.9   12.9  
 20–24 16.8   14.0  
 25–29 15.4   12.1  
 30 +  22.7   6.8  
Mother's educational status    < 0.001    < 0.001
 Not educated 28.2   19.4  
 Primary 22.0   16.2  
 Secondary 12.2   9.2  
 Higher 4.8   8.9  
Mother's working status   0.146   0.100
 Not working 17.6   12.4  
 working 20.3   10.7  
Media exposure (Radio/television/newspaper)    < 0.001   0.036
  Not exposed 23.0   13.7  
 Exposed to anyone 15.2   10.8  
Parity   0.011   0.855
 1 16.7   10.8  
 2 13.2   11.9  
 3 18.0   14.4  
 4 +  27.2   10.5  
Preceding child interval (in months)    < 0.001   0.012
  < 24 months 28.0   10.7  
 24–36 months 20.7   20.4  
  > 36 months 16.5   11.0  
Ante-natal care visits    < 0.001    < 0.001
 No visits 25.0   17.2  
 1–3 visits 17.1   14.3  
 4 + visits 8.3   8.1  
Post-natal care    < 0.001   0.101
 No 21.3   11.1  
 Yes 11.9   12.4  
Place child was delivered    < 0.001    < 0.001
 Home 20.5   14.2  
 Health facility 8.7   9.4  
Father's educational status    < 0.001   0.009
 Not educated 26.5   16.2  
 Primary 15.4   12.5  
 Secondary 17.0   11.3  
 Higher 5.5   7.7  
Father's working status   0.173   0.229
 Not working 22.6   20.1  
 working 18.0   11.6  
Wealth Index   0.002   0.003
 Poorest 20.1   13.4  
 Poorer 24.6   14.3  
 Middle 21.0   9.4  
 Richer 12.9   13.1  
 Richest 11.5   8.4  
Religion   0.850   0.476
 Islam 18.2   11.8  
 Others 17.5   10.7  
Residence    < 0.001   0.731
 Urban 13.7   11.8  
 Rural 19.5   11.7  
Region    < 0.001   0.049
 Barisal 9.8   13.9  
 Chittagong 22.7   13.4  
 Dhaka 17.7   12.0  
 Khulna 11.1   8.3  
 Rajshahi 14.5   9.1  
 Sylhet 29.2   15.7  
Total 18.2   11.8  
  1. Note: p-value based on chi-2 test