Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination

Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7560

Ryoko Sato

Research Associate, Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health, Global Health and Population, USA

Publications
  • Research Article   
    Psychological Barrier to Tetanus-Toxoid Vaccination among Nigerian Women
    Author(s): Ryoko Sato*

    Objectives: We evaluate psychological barrier to and demand for tetanus-toxoid vaccination among women at childbearing age in rural northern Nigeria. Methods: In this individual-level randomized controlled trial, we randomize the condition under which women can receive cash incentives among 1,700 women; Clinic condition (N=822) and Vaccine condition (N=878). Women under Clinic condition could receive cash incentives if they visit assigned clinic, while women under Vaccine condition could receive cash incentives if they visit assigned clinic and get vaccinated at the clinic. Results: 1,268 (74.6%) women visited the clinic (611 [74.3%] of 822 in Clinic condition and 657 [74.8%] of 878 in Vaccine condition), and 1,242 (73.1%) women received the vaccination (585 [71.2%] of 822 in Clinic condition and 657 [74.8%] of 878 in Va.. Read More»

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