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Table 3 The respondent’s awareness on vaccination in Lay Armacheho District, North Gondar Zone, Northwest Ethiopia, 2014

From: Level of immunization coverage and associated factors among children aged 12–23 months in Lay Armachiho District, North Gondar Zone, Northwest Ethiopia: a community based cross sectional study

Variables Frequency %
Heard about vaccination
 Yes 745 99.2
 No 6 0.8
Source of information
 Health workers 686 66.8
 Radio 194 18.9
 Television 51 4.9
 Friends 39 3.8
 School 57 5.6
Able to know when to start vaccination
 Yes 203 27.0
 No 548 73.0
Vaccination for a child is started
 Just after birth 203 27.0
 One month later 492 65.4
 Any time 10 1.3
 I don’t know 46 6.2
Vaccination sessions needed
 Once 4 0.5
 Twice 19 2.5
 Three times 312 41.5
 Five times 308 40.9
 I don’t know 108 14.4
Able to know at what age to complete vaccination
 Yes 519 69.0
 No 232 31.0
When to complete vaccination?
 9 months 519 69.1
 1 year 103 13.7
 5 years 65 8.7
 I don’t know 30 4.0
 Othersa 34 4.5
  1. aIncludes up to 18 age and any time in life.
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