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Table 4 Caregivers’ educational factors and response to acceptance of the malaria vaccine

From: Acceptance of a malaria vaccine by caregivers of sick children in Kenya

Factors Vaccination in community Vaccination of own child
  Yes No Don’t know Total Yes No Don’t know Total
  % (n) % (n)
Ever attended school         
Yes (n = 1,603, 85.9%) 94 (1,508) 3.4 (55) 2.6 (41) 100 (1,604) 93.3 (1,496) 4.2 (67) 2.5 (40) 100 (1,603)
No (n = 263, 14.1%) 55.9 (147) 12.6 (33) 31.6 (83) 100 (263) 55.1 (145) 7.2 (19) 37.6 (99) 100 (263)
Total (n = 1,866, 100%) 88.6 (1,655) 4.7 (88) 6.6 (124) 100 (1,867) 87.9 (1,641) 4.6 (86) 7.5 (139) 100 (1,866)
Highest level of education         
Primary (n = 959, 59.9%) 95.3 (915) 1.9 (18) 2.8 (27) 100 (960) 94.3 (904) 2.7 (26) 3.0 (29) 100 (959)
Secondary + (n = 641, 40.06%) 92 (590) 5.8 (37) 2.2 (14) 100 (641) 91.9 (589) 6.4 (41) 1.7 (11) 100 (641)
Total (n = 1,600, 100%) 94 (1,505) 2.6 (55) 2.6 (41) 100 (1,601) 93.3 (1,493) 4.2 (67) 2.5 (40) 100 (1,600)
Literacy         
Read and write (n = 769, 64%) 96 (738) 1.8 (14) 2.2 (17) 100 (769) 95.1 (731) 2.6 (20) 2.3 (18) 100 (769)
Read only (n = 49, 4.08%) 73.5 (36) 6.1 (3) 20.4 (10) 100 (49) 71.4 (35) 8.2 (4) 20.4 (10) 100 (49)
None (n = 384, 32%) 69.9 (268) 8.6 (33) 21.6 (83) 100 (384) 69.1 (265) 5 (19) 26 (100) 100 (384)
Total (n = 1,202, 100%) 86.7 (1,042) 4.2 (50) 9.2 (110) 100 (1,202) 85.8 (1,031) 3.6 (43) 10.7 (128) 100 (1,202)
Paid fees for visit         
Yes (n = 953, 51%) 91.2 (869) 4.7 (45) 4.1 (39) 100 (953) 90.8 (865) 4.9 (47) 4.3 (41) 100 (953)
No (n = 915, 49%) 86 (788) 4.7 (43) 9.3 (85) 100 (916) 85 (778) 4.3 (39) 10.7 (98) 100 (915)
Total (n = 1,868, 100%) 88.7 (1,657) 88 6.6 (124) 100 (1,869) 88 (1,643) 4.6 (86) 7.4 (139) 100 (1,868)