By Muhammed Yusuf, Prof M. A. Suleiman, Prof V. Dashe & A. Dahiru
The purpose of this study was to assess the utilization of Immunization Services against infant killer diseases among women of childbearing age in Kano State Nigeria. The study employed a descriptive survey design. The population of the study was 1,367,916 women of childbearing age. The study was guided by one research question and one null hypothesis. Multi-stage sampling technique was used in selecting 420 women of childbearing age as the sample. A researchers-developed questionnaire titled “Questionnaire on assessment of knowledge, acceptability and utilization of immunization services against infant killer diseases” was used in data collection from the sample in the selected hospitals in the three (3) senatorial zones of Kano state. Descriptive statistics of frequencies and percentage, mean and standard deviation, and inferential statistics of one-sample t-test was used to analyze the gathered data at alpha level of 0.05. The findings of the study revealed that women of childbearing age have significant utilization of immunization services against infant killer diseases. In conclusion, women of childbearing age in Kano state, Nigeria utilize immunization services to guard against infant killer diseases. It was therefore recommended that utilization of immunization services against infant killer diseases should be sustained in Kano State.