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Table 2 Percentage distribution of reasons for not vaccinating children under the MR campaign, by administrative divisions

From: Evaluation of impact of measles rubella campaign on vaccination coverage and routine immunization services in Bangladesh

Reasons for not vaccinatinga Total Barisal Chittagong Dhaka Khulna Rajshahi Rangpur Sylhet
Unaware of campaign 17.11 4.26 19.44 9.52 7.69 7.02 17.86 24.58
Fear of side effects 31.96 40.43 27.78 30.95 35.9 42.11 21.43 29.24
Child was sick 30.52 40.43 38.89 59.52 25.64 17.54 28.57 26.27
Others 22.68 17.02 19.44 0 30.77 36.84 32.14 22.46
n 485 47 36 42 39 57 28 236
  1. aMultiple responses