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Table 3 Participants’ perceptions towards utilization of TT immunization, 2016 (N = 416)

From: Determinants and perceptions of the utilization of tetanus toxoid immunization among reproductive-age women in Dukem Town, Eastern Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Valid Percent
Accessibility of vaccination site
 Yes 364 87.5
 No 52 12.5
Where the health workers respectful
 Yes 250 60.0
 No 158 37.9
 Don’t know 8 2.1
Lack of privacy is a problem
 Yes 84 20.2
 No 270 64.9
 Don’t know 62 14.9
Quality of service given
 Good 198 47.6
 Satisfactory 161 38.7
 Poor 48 11.5
 Don’t know 9 2.2
Behaviors of health workers
 Very Good 70 16.8
 Fair 287 69.0
 Bad 59 14.2
Cancelation of vaccine schedule
 Yes 179 42.2
 No 237 57.8
Reason of schedule cancelation
 For my health problem 25 6.0
 Lack of information 115 27.6
 Lack of drug 39 9.4
 Those who are not canceled and started 237 57.0
Complains TT drug after vaccination
 Health Effects 98 23.6
 Others effects 18 4.4
 No Effects and not vaccinated 300 72.0
Time to travel to HF
 15 min 37 8.9
 15–30 min 146 35.1
 30–60 min 161 38.7
>one hour 72 17.3
Husband encourages to visit HF
 Yes 280 67.3
 No 136 32.7
  1. Keys: - TT Tetanus toxoid; N number; min minutes; HF health facilities