Reason No (%)
Obstacles  
Vaccine not available
Mother too busy
      Place of immunization too far
      Travelled
      Family problem, including illness of mothers
      Vaccinator absent
      Time of immunization not convenient
      Child ill-not brought
      Child ill-brought not given immunization
124 (40.0)
  75 (24.2)
  68 (21.9)
  25 (8.1)
  17 (5.5)
  16 (5.2)
  14 (4.5)
  13 (4.2)
    3 (1.0)
      Long waiting time     1 (0.3)                
Lack of information  
Unaware of need for immunization   47 (15.2)
Unaware of need to return for 2nd or 3rd dose   23 (7.4)
Fear of side reactions
Place and/or time of immunization unknown
  17 (5.5)
  16 (5.2)
     Wrong ideas about contraindications      4 (1.3)
Lack of motivation  
Postponed until another time    35 (11.3)
No faith in immunization      1 (0.3)
Rumours      0
Table 4: Stated reasons for incomplete or no immunization (N=310).