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Table 4 Hepatitis B vaccination status of childrena as reported by their mothers (N = 739)

From: Hepatitis B knowledge among women of childbearing age in three slums in Mumbai: a cross-sectional survey

  Total number
n (%)
Eastern suburbs
n (%)
Western suburbs
n (%)
Island City
n (%)
Place of delivery
Mumbai 602 (81) 165 (71) 234 (84) 203 (89)
Outside 103 (14) 61 (26) 22 (8) 20 (9)
No answer 34 (5) 8 (3) 22 (8) 4 (2)
Newborn hepatitis B vaccination status upon leaving hospital
Vaccinated before leaving hospital 599 (81) 216 (92) 257 (92) 126 (56)
Not vaccinated before leaving hospital 4 (1) 4 (2) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Do not know 119 (16) 9 (4) 10 (4) 100 (44)
No reply 17 (2) 5 (2) 11 (4) 1 (0)
Child’s current hepatitis B vaccination status
Three complete doses 520 (70) 197 (84) 206 (74) 117 (52)
Partially vaccinated 80 (11) 18 (8) 51 (18) 11 (5)
Do not know 122 (17) 14 (6) 10 (4) 98 (43)
No reply 17 (2) 5 (2) 11 (4) 1 (0)
  1. aChildren born within the previous 36 months