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Journal of Finance and Economics. 2015, 3(4), 64-66
DOI: 10.12691/jfe-3-4-1
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Impact of Mother’s Employment on Child Vaccination (A Case Study of Bangladesh)

Samra Subhani1, , Sofia Anwar1, Masood Ahmad Khan1 and Ghulam Jeelani1

1Government College University Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan

Pub. Date: August 13, 2015

Cite this paper:
Samra Subhani, Sofia Anwar, Masood Ahmad Khan and Ghulam Jeelani. Impact of Mother’s Employment on Child Vaccination (A Case Study of Bangladesh). Journal of Finance and Economics. 2015; 3(4):64-66. doi: 10.12691/jfe-3-4-1

Abstract

The social status of people is concerned with the employment. This study has done to see the effect of mother’s employment on child vaccination. Mother’s Employment, Father’s Education, Mother’s Age at First Birth, Birth Order and Gender of Household Head were taken as independent variables. The dependent variable was in three categories so the multinomial logistic regression was applied to explain results. The results executed that the mothers who were unemployed had less probability to immunize their children. They had .588 less probability to partially vaccinate their children compared to the employed mothers of the country. The highly educated fathers had more likelihood to vaccinate their children compared to the uneducated fathers. Young mothers had fewer chances to vaccinate their children compared to the old mothers. The 1st born children had more chances to get vaccine compared to the children who had more than 4th -5th birth order. It was suggested that the male and female should give equal chances of employment in country.

Keywords:
children immunization emoloymenteducation

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