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Table 6 Regression of factors related to caregivers accepting vaccination of their own child

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

  Relative risk ratio (RRR) of accepting own child to be vaccinated with possible malaria vaccine/Not accepting RRR of not knowing (DK) whether to accept or not/Not accepting
Factor RRR (95% CI) RRR (95% CI)
Region     
NairobiR 1.0   1.0  
Central 4.0** (1.7, 11.7) 3.7** (1.5, 9.3)
Coast 13.1*** (3.5, 48.9) 11.6*** (3.2, 42.5)
Eastern 8.7*** (3.0, 25.3) 5.7*** (2.2, 14.7)
North Eastern 0.3* (0.1, 0.8) 0.4 (0.1, 1.1)
Nyanza 12.0*** (3.3, 43.3) 9.0*** (2.9, 28.3)
Rift Valley 3.2** (1.4, 7.7) 2.4* (1.1, 5.2)
Western 3.7** (1.6, 8.3) 2.7* (1.3, 5.6)
Age (years)     
<1 1.0    
1 - 2 1.3 (0.7, 2.4) 1.1 (0.6, 1.9)
2 - 3 1.4 (0.7, 2.9) 1.2 (0.6, 2.4)
3 - 4 1.1 (0.5, 2.4) 1.0 (0.5, 2.1)
4 - 5 1.2 (0.4, 3.1) 0.8 (0.3, 1.9)
>5 0.5 (0.0, 5.2) 0.5 (0.0, 4.7)
Paid fees     
YesR 1.0   1.0  
No 1.3 (0.8, 2.2) 1.3 (0.8, 2.0)
Nearest H/F     
YesR 1.0   1.0  
No 1.1 (0.6, 2.0) 0.8 (0.5, 1.4)
Opinion on services     
SatisfiedR 1.0   1.0  
Somewhat satisfied 0.5** (0.3, 0.8) 0.5** (0.3, 0.9)
Not satisfied 0.6 (0.2, 1.9) 0.5 (0.2, 1.2)
Relationship to child     
MotherR 1.0   1.0  
Father 2.0 (0.7, 5.8) 1.4 (0.5, 3.6)
Other 3.3 (0.8, 13.2) 2.6 (0.5, 12.9)
Age of caregiver     
<20R 1.0   1.0  
20-34 0.8 (0.3, 2.0) 1.1 (0.5, 2.7)
35-49 0.3* (0.1, 0.9) 0.5 (0.2, 1.4)
50+ 0.1* (0.0, 0.7) 0.4 (0.1, 3.0)
Ever attended school     
YesR 1.0   1.0  
No 0.4* (0.2, 0.9) 0.6 (0.3, 1.4)
  1. Note: ***: p < 0.001; **: p < 0.01; *: p < 0.05.
  2. Omitted categories (R in superscript) are as follows: Region: Nairobi; Age of child: 0-11 months; Paid fees: Yes; Nearest health facility: Yes; Opinion on services: Satisfied; Relationship to child: Mother; Age of caregiver: <20; Attended school: Yes.