Table 3

Independent predictors of immunisation and breast feeding within white, Pakistani and black or black British ethnic groups

WhitePakistaniBlack/black British
MMR uptake
Single parentNo111
Yes0.93 (0.72 to 1.20)0.61 (0.18 to 2.06)0.70 (0.45 to 1.11)
Age35+111
<170.62 (0.33 to 1.19)0.94 (0.05 to 19.6)
17–180.69 (0.46 to 1.04)0.50 (0.08 to 2.83)1.27 (0.23 to 6.98)
19–250.78 (0.60 to 1.01)1.01 (0.38 to 2.68)1.37 (0.36 to 5.17)
26–291.01 (0.77 to 1.34)0.96 (0.37 to 2.51)1.28 (0.35 to 4.72)
30–341.14 (0.88 to 1.48)0.69 (0.28 to 1.67)1.46 (0.40 to 5.28)
ParityPrimiparous111
1 previous birth0.60 (0.49 to 0.75)***1.02 (0.56 to 1.87)0.70 (0.37 to 1.32)
2 previous births0.46 (0.36 to 0.59)***1.34 (0.62 to 2.87)0.78 (0.34 to 1.75)
3+ previous births0.26 (0.20 to 0.34)***0.81 (0.37 to 1.72)0.87 (0.31 to 2.41)
DeprivationLeast-deprived quartile111
IQR0.88 (0.69–1.11)0.74 (0.44–1.26)0.78 (0.26–2.31)
Most-deprived quartile0.69 (0.55 to 0.85)***0.67 (0.36 to 1.28)0.82 (0.30 to 2.22)
Triple uptake
Single parentNo111
Yes1.01 (0.82 to 1.23)1.51 (0.36 to 6.24)0.76 (0.49 to 1.22)
Age35+111
<170.25 (0.14 to 0.47)***0.41 (0.08 to 1.99)
17–180.40 (0.27 to 0.60)***1.15 (0.25 to 5.33)0.93 (0.33 to 2.65)
19–250.50 (0.39 to 0.64)***1.42 (0.78 to 2.57)0.75 (0.43 to 1.31)
26–290.77 (0.59 to 0.99)*1.49 (0.84 to 2.64)0.85 (0.48 to 1.49)
30–340.99 (0.81 to 1.56)1.87 (1.05 to 3.31)*0.85 (0.50-1.45)
ParityPrimiparous111
1 previous birth0.45 (0.36 to 0.57)***0.84 (0.53 to 1.33)0.88 (0.57 to 1.37)
2 previous births0.30 (0.23 to 0.39)***0.87 (0.51 to 1.50)0.72 (0.43 to 1.23)
3+ previous births0.14 (0.08 to 0.17)***0.57 (0.32 to 1.02)0.62 (0.37 to 1.08)
DeprivationLeast-deprived quartile111
IQR0.83 (0.65–1.04)1.01 (0.69–1.48)1.09 (0.58–2.01)
Most-deprived quartile0.73 (0.58 to 0.90)**1.21 (0.73 to 2.02)1.33 (0.75 to 2.34)
Breast feeding (2 weeks post partum)
Single parentNo111
Yes0.58 (0.46 to 0.74)***2.02 (0.68 to 5.99)0.58 (0.35 to 0.89)*
Age35+111
<170.07 (0.03 to 0.18)***0.70 (0.13 to 3.79)
17–180.07 (0.04 to 0.11)***0.48 (0.17 to 1.30)1.08 (0.40 to 2.96)
19–250.19 (0.15 to 0.23)***0.85 (0.55 to 1.29)0.73 (0.43 to 1.24)
26–290.49 (0.39 to 0.61)***1.03 (0.68 to 1.56)1.47 (0.82 to 2.66)
30–340.75 (0.60 to 0.92)**1.30 (0.86 to 1.97)1.10 (0.64 to 1.88)
ParityPrimiparous111
1 previous birth0.59 (0.50 to 0.69)***0.85 (0.63 to 1.56)1.33 (0.87 to 2.03)
2 previous births0.44 (0.36 to 0.55)***0.89 (0.63 to 1.26)0.95 (0.57 to 1.59)
3+ previous births0.20 (0.15 to 0.26)***0.69 (0.46 to 1.03)1.23 (0.69 to 2.19)
DeprivationLeast-deprived quartile111
IQR0.56 (0.47–0.67)***1.25 (0.97–1.63)1.62 (0.97–2.71)
Most-deprived quartile0.43 (0.36 to 0.51)***1.32 (0.95 to 1.83)2.41 (1.51 to 3.86)***
  • Unless otherwise indicated, values are OR (95% CI).

  • *p<0.05; **p<0.01; ***p<0.001.

  • IQR, interquartile range; MMR, mumps, measles and rubella.