item Strongly agree Agree Not sure Disagree Strongly disagree
Child immunization is important 619(84.7%) 100(13.7%) 9(1.2%) 1(0.1%) 2(0.3%)
Immunization is more beneficial than harmful 427(58.4%) 242(33.1%) 47(6.4%) 14(1.9%) 1(0.1%)
Vaccines for child immunization are safe 280(38.3%) 254(34.7%) 158(21.6%) 31(4.2%) 8(1.1%)
Child immunization is prohibited in religion 18(2.5%) 20(2.7%) 87(11.9%) 225(30.8%) 381(52.1%)
Immunization associated with side effects 117(16%) 298(40.8%) 213(29.1%) 73(10%) 30(4.1%)
Child can become infected after immunization with the disease/s againstĀ  which he/she was vaccinated 63(8.6%) 144(19.7%) 288(39.4%) 170(23.3%) 66(9.0%)
Compliance to immunization schedule is important 473(64.7%) 187(25.6%) 48(6.6%) 18(2.5%) 5(0.7%)
Immunization keep your child healthy 462(63.2%) 218(29.8%) 38(5.2%) 6(0.8%) 7(1.0%)
Table 3: Parents’ attitudes towards childhood immunization.