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Table 2 Availability of immunization card and listed reasons for missing cards, Ethiopia, 2020

From: Contribution of health information system to child immunization services in Ethiopia: baseline study of 33 woredas

Variables Frequency Percent
No card/notebook 344 11.41
Yes, card/notebook available 1849 61.31
Yes, but card missed 823 27.29
Total 3016 100
Reasons of missing immunization cards (multiple response)
 Misplaced/lost card 423 36.25
 Destroyed card 160 13.71
 Never received card 223 19.11
 Card in home, but inaccessible (i.e. lo 157 13.45
 Card not available or outside of home 106 9.08
 Card kept at health facility 78 6.68
 *Other 20 1.71
 Total 1167 100
  1. *At mother’s family home, come from other kebele, card lost at health facility, card not given