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Author Rajshahi, Rmc ♦ Selimuzzaman, A. B. M. ♦ Ullah, M. A. ♦ Haque, M. J.
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Vaccination Status ♦ Mother Report ♦ Primary View ♦ Urban Mother Statement ♦ Stage Cluster ♦ 12-23 Month Old Child ♦ Family Economic Status ♦ Field Worker ♦ Immunization Status ♦ Metropolitan Area ♦ Immunization Card ♦ Educated Mother ♦ Child Immunization Card Retention Rate ♦ Sample Unit ♦ Child Vaccination Status
Abstract With the primary view to test the accuracy of the mothers reports regarding their children’s immunization status, this study was carried out in the metropolitan areas of Rajshahi among the mothers of 12-23 months old children, Total 1500 mothers were included in this study as sample units by two stage cluster sampling method. In this study, child immunization card retention rate was 66.22%, Majority of the mothers reported accurately about their children’s DPT (76%) and measles (85%) vaccination status. It suggests that urban mothers statements about their children ’ vaccination status is reliable. And in case of DPT young and educated mothers with higher family economic status and having fewer children were comparatively more reliable than others. Field workers should motivate and encourage the mothers to preserve their children’s immunization cards.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study