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Table 4 Reasons for failure to participate in the VHND1

From: Implementation fidelity of village health and nutrition days in Hardoi District, Uttar Pradesh, India: a cross-sectional survey

Reasons for non-participation # Households (N = 158) %
Entire household absent for extended period of time2 68 43.0
Household had not received information for the VHND 31 19.6
Family members all too busy to bring child 23 14.6
Child was unwell 16 10.1
Family problems 6 3.8
Distance (too far) 4 2.5
Fear of side effects 3 1.9
Felt no need for the VHND 2 1.3
Vaccine stock out 2 1.3
Vaccinated at a private clinic 2 1.3
Cultural of religious beliefs 1 0.6
  1. 1 13 of the 171 non-participants could not be traced
  2. 2 Information provided by neighbours