Health Economics & Outcome Research: Open Access

ISSN - 2471-268X

Lakshmanasamy T

Department of Econometrics, University of Madras Chepauk, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Maternal Education and Child Vaccination in India: Logistic Regression Estimation of the Effect of Mother’s Education on Complete Immunisation
    Author(s): Lakshmanasamy T*

    Background: To improve public health and achieve sustainable development goals, child immunisation is important and for improving child immunisation improved maternal education is the key. Maternal education improves the knowledge, attitude and the need for childhood complete immunisation. Improving female education also improves women empowerment and bargaining power within the marital household and the intrafamily resource allocation, especially on the health and education of female children. In India, women and female children are much discriminated against as a result India could not achieve the target and is away from the goal of full immunisation. Method: This paper estimates the effect of mother’s education on the child receiving all vaccinations - a dose of BCG, three doses of DPT and three doses of oral polio vaccine (OPV) - wit.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2471-268X.21.7.166

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