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Table 2 Frequency distribution of receiving vaccines in India and Bangladesh by socio-economic and demographic groups

From: Nutritional and immunization status of under-five children of India and Bangladesh

Socio-eco and demographic factors Child immunization in India
BCG, Yes
N(%)
DPT, Yes
N(%)
Polio, Yes
N(%)
Measles, Yes
N(%)
India
Education No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes
  Up to Primary 15,699 (15.5) 85,304 (84.5) 36,348 (36.1) 64,242 (63.4) 41,193 (40.8) 59,871 (59.2) 35,309 (35.2) 64,939 (64.8)
  Secondary educated 8192 (8.2) 92,253 (91.8) 24,636 (24.6) 75,515 (75.4) 31,280 (31.1) 69,139 (68.9) 27,590 (27.6) 72,366 (72.4)
  Higher sec and above educated 957 (4.7) 19,483 (95.3) 3972 (19.5) 16,409 (80.5) 5555 (27.2) 14,881 (72.8) 4903 (24.1) 15,476 (75.9)
Residence
  Rural 20,276 (11.9) 149,744 (88.1) 51,669 (30.5) 117,738 (69.5) 61,359 (36.1) 108,693 (63.9) 53,364 (31.6) 115,602 (68.4)
  Urban 4572 (8.8) 47,296 (91.2) 13,287 (25.7) 38,428 (74.3) 16,669 (32.1) 35,198 (67.9) 14,438 (28.0) 37,179 (72.0)
Occupation
  Not working 3029 (10.3) 26,295 (89.7) 8191 (28.0) 21,060 (72.0) 9938 (33.9) 19,394 (66.1) 9038 (31.0) 20,156 (69.0)
  Prof 40 (5.7) 663 (94.3) 133 (19.0) 569 (81.0) 185 (26.3) 518 (73.7) 153 (21.9) 546 (78.1)
  Sales 47 (12.1) 342 (87.9) 111 (28.5) 279 (71.5) 117 (30.0) 273 (70.0) 107 (27.6) 281 (72.4)
  Agri 671 (13.1) 4466 (86.9) 1647 (32.2) 3472 (67.8) 1895 (36.9) 3247 (63.1) 1525 (29.8) 3590 (70.2)
  Service 85 (9.7) 794 (90.3) 205 (23.4) 671 (76.6) 257 (29.2) 622 (70.8) 228 (26.1) 647 (73.9)
  manual 167 (9.3) 1621 (90.7) 424 (23.8) 1360 (76.2) 516 (28.8) 1275 (71.2) 443 (24.9) 1333 (75.1)
Religion
  Hindu 14,602 (9.1) 146,399 (90.9) 43,834 (27.3) 116,617 (72.7) 55,054 (34.2) 105,888 (65.8) 45,538 (28.4) 114,609 (71.6)
  Muslim 5441 (15.7) 29,219 (84.3) 12,288 (35.6) 22,230 (64.4) 13,546 (39.1) 21,119 (60.9) 12,612 (36.6) 21,817 (63.4)
  Others 4805 (18.3) 21,422 (81.7) 8834 (33.8) 17,319 (66.2) 9428 (35.8) 16,884 (64.2) 9652 (37.1) 16,355 (62.9)
Wealth index
  Poor 19,737 (13.4) 127,426 (86.6) 48,030 (32.8) 98,555 (67.2) 55,711 (37.8) 91,493 (62.2) 48,584 (33.2) 97,581 (66.8)
  Non-poor 5111 (6.8) 69,614 (93.2) 16,926 (22.7) 57,611 (77.3) 22,317 (29.9) 52,398 (70.1) 19,218 (25.8) 55,200 (74.2)
Number of children
  1 to 2 10,127 (7.7) 122,185 (92.3) 32,670 (24.8) 99,227 (75.2) 42,008 (31.8) 90,294 (68.2) 35,942 (27.3) 95,750 (72.7)
  More than 2 13,507 (16.3) 69,586 (83.7) 29,884 (36.1) 52,911 (63.9) 33,130 (39.9) 49,999 (60.1) 29,571 (35.8) 52,927 (64.2)
Bangladesh
Education
  Up to Primary 175 (10.0) 1568 (90.0) 427 (24.5) 1315 (75.5) 445 (25.5) 1298 (74.5) 1026 (59.0) 713 (41.0)
  Secondary educated 144 (5.9) 2304 (94.1) 422 (17.2) 2025 (82.8) 445 (18.2) 1999 (81.8) 1264 (51.8) 1178 (48.2)
  Higher sec and above educated 51 (5.5) 874 (94.5) 159 (17.2) 767 (82.8) 163 (17.6) 763 (82.4) 489 (52.8) 437 (47.2)
Residence
  Rural 252 (7.5) 3112 (92.5) 678 (20.2) 2686 (79.8) 708 (21.1) 2653 (78.9) 1818 (54.1) 1541 (45.9)
  Urban 118 (6.7) 1634 (93.3) 330 (18.8) 1421 (81.2) 345 (19.7) 1407 (80.3) 961 (55.0) 787 (45.0)
Occupation
  Not working 273 (8.8) 2836 (91.2) 685 (22.0) 2423 (78.0) 716 (23.0) 2391 (77.0) 1751 (56.4) 1352 (43.6)
  Prof 5 (4.5) 106 (95.5) 22 (19.8) 89 (80.2) 22 (19.8) 89 (80.2) 59 (53.2) 52 (46.8)
  Sales 1 (2.3) 43 (97.7) 6 (13.6) 38 (86.4) 7 (15.9) 37 (84.1) 23 (52.3) 21 (47.7)
  Agriculture 64 (4.7) 1305 (95.3) 219 (16.0) 1150 (84.0) 228 (16.7) 1141 (83.3) 710 (51.9) 658 (48.1)
  Service 11 (7.5) 135 (92.5) 31 (21.2) 115 (78.8) 33 (22.6) 113 (77.4) 80 (55.6) 64 (44.4)
  Other work 16 (4.8) 318 (95.2) 45 (13.5) 289 (86.5) 47 (14.1) 286 (85.9) 155 (46.4) 179 (53.6)
Religion
  Hindu 23 (5.9) 366 (94.1) 54 (13.9) 335 (86.1) 56 (14.4) 332 (85.6) 184 (47.3) 205 (52.7)
  Muslim 347 (7.4) 4353 (92.6) 949 (20.2) 3750 (79.8) 991 (21.2) 3707 (78.9) 2583 (55.1) 2108 (44.9)
  Others __ 27 (100.0) 5 (18.5) 22 (81.5) 6 (22.2) 21 (77.8) 12 (44.4) 15 (55.6)
Wealth index
  Poor 166 (7.7) 1982 (92.3) 463 (21.6) 1685 (78.4) 478 (22.3) 1669 (77.7) 1220 (56.9) 924 (43.1)
  Non-poor 204 (6.9) 2764 (93.1) 545 (18.4) 2422 (81.6) 575 (19.4) 2391 (80.6) 1559 (52.6) 1404 (47.4)
Number of children
  1 to 2 240 (6.4) 3513 (93.6) 708 (18.9) 3045 (81.1) 743 (19.8) 3008 (80.2) 2008 (53.6) 1737 (46.4)
  More than 2 130 (9.5) 1233 (90.5) 300 (22.0) 1062 (81.1) 310 (22.8) 1052 (77.2) 771 (56.6) 591 (43.4)