The Attitude of Mothers Towards Immunization: Case study of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State

ABSTRACT

The study was conducted to investigate Immunization Attitude of Mothers in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State. The cross sectional design survey was used for the study. One hundred and thirty mothers were drawn using multi-sampling procedure involving three stages. The instrument for data collection was self-structured questionnaire to investigate the attitude of mothers. The findings revealed

  1. The overall attitude of mothers towards immunization of their children is positive (x=0.89)
  2. The mothers regular response to immunization of their children (x=1.19)
  3. The mother differed in their attitude towards immunization of their children based on age (younger mother(x)= 0.94, older mothers  (x)=0.88). The differences was significant at 0.05 level (tcal= 1.02, tcrit=0.98).

Based on the findings of the present study, it is recommended that messages should include the cause, risk factors, transmission/spread, preventative strategies, side effects and contraindications to immunization.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page … … … … … … … … …

Certification … … … … … … … … …

Dedication … … … … … … … … …

Acknowledgement … … … … … … … …

Table of Contents … … … … … … … … 

Abstract … … … … … … … … …


CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 

1.1 Background of the Study … … … … … … 1

1.2 Statement of Problem … … … … … … … 3

1.3 Objectives of Study … … … … … … … 5

1.4 Significance of Study … … … … … … … 6

1.5 Scope of Study … … … … … … … 7

1.6 Definition of Terms … … … … … … … 7


CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW

2.1 Concept of Immunization and Attitude… … … … … 8

2.2 Demographic Factors Associated with Immunization Attitude… … 11

2.3 Methods of Improving Immunization Coverage … … … 12

2.4 Empirical Studies on Immunization Attitude … … … … 13


CHAPTER THREE: THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND RESEARCH METHODS 

3.1 Theoretical Framework … … … … … … 16

3.2 The Theory of Reasoned Action … … … … … 17

3.3 Self-Efficacy Theory … … … … … … … 17

3.4 Research Design … … … … … … … 18

3.5 Area of Study … … … … … … … … 18

3.6 Population of Study … … … … … … … 19

3.7 Sample and Sampling Technique … … … … … 19

3.8 Instrument for Data Collection … … … … … 19

3.9 Validity of the Instrument  … … … … … … 20

3.10 Method of Data Analysis… … … … … … … 20


CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

4.1Introduction……………………21
4.2Summary of Findings…………………27
4.3Discussion of Findings………………28
CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1Summary……………………30
5.2Summary of Findings…………………30
5.3Conclusion……………………30
5.4Recommendation…………………31
5.5Suggestion for Further Study………………31
References……………………32
Appendix……………………34
 
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APA

Ajayi, B. (2018). The Attitude of Mothers Towards Immunization: Case study of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/attachment

MLA 8th

Ajayi, Bright "The Attitude of Mothers Towards Immunization: Case study of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State" Afribary. Afribary, 01 May. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/attachment. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Ajayi, Bright . "The Attitude of Mothers Towards Immunization: Case study of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State". Afribary, Afribary, 01 May. 2018. Web. 14 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/attachment >.

Chicago

Ajayi, Bright . "The Attitude of Mothers Towards Immunization: Case study of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State" Afribary (2018). Accessed July 14, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/attachment