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Table 3 Socio-demographic factors and children immunization status of Arba Minch Town and Arba Minch Zuria District, Southern Ethiopia, 2013 (N = 630)

From: Expanded program of immunization coverage and associated factors among children age 12 – 23 months in Arba Minch town and Zuria District, Southern Ethiopia, 2013

Variable Category Fully immunized Model I
   No Yes COR (95% OR) AOR (95% OR)
   N (%) 169 (26.8) N (%) 461 (73.2)   
Sex of index child Female 78 (25.6) 227 (74.4) 1.13 (0.79, 1.61) NI
Male 91 (28.0) 234 (72.0) 1  
Place of delivery Health institution* 24 (13.0) 160 (87.0) 1  
Home 145 (32.5) 301 (67.5) 0.31 (0.19, 0.49) 0.41 (0.17, 0.98)
Birth attendant of index child Health professional** 34 (15.7) 182 (84.3) 1  
Not health professional 135 (32.6) 279 (67.4) 0.38 (0.35, 0.58) 1.52 (0.69, 3.37)
Ever ANC visit for index child Yes 145 (25.5) 424 (74.5) 1.89 (1.09, 3.27) 0.91 (0.49, 1.67)
No 24 (39.3) 37 (60.7) 1 1
Residence Rural 142 (31.4) 310 (68.6) 1  
Urban 27 (15.2) 151 (84.8) 2.56 (1.65, 4.03) 1.19 (0.70, 2.02)
Mother age <24 years 55 (22.3) 192 (77.7) 1 1
25 – 34 years 101(29.9) 237 (70.1) 0.67 (0.46, 0.98) 1.05 (0.68, 1.61)
>35 years 13 (28.9) 32 (71.1) 0.70 (0.34, 1.43) 1.58 (0.72, 3.49)
Mother religion Protestant 113 (26.7) 310 (73.3) 1 NI
Orthodox 47 (25.7) 131 (74.3) 1.05 (0.71, 1.56)  
Muslim 1 (25.0) 3 (75.0) 1.09 (0.11, 10.62)  
Other 8 (40.0) 12 (60.0) 0.54 (0.21, 1.37)  
Mother marital status Married 159 (27.3) 423 (72.7) 1 NI
Never married 6 (20.0) 24 (80.0) 1.50 (0.60, 3.74)  
Divorced 1 (11.1) 8 (88.9) 3.00 (0.37, 24.23)  
Widowed 3 (33.3) 6 (66.7) 0.75 (0.18, 3.04)  
Mother education status No education 112 (42.7) 150 (57.3) 1 1
Primary school 41 (16.2) 211 (83.8) 3.84 (2.53, 5.81) 2.22 (1.31, 3.76)
High school and above 16 (13.8) 100 (86.2) 4.66 (2.60, 8.34) 2.19 (0.97, 4,94)
Father education status No education 69 (43.4) 90 (56.6) 1 1
Primary school 74 (25.2) 219 (74.8) 2.26 (1.50, 3.41) 1.32 (0.83, 2.11)
High school and above 26 (14.6) 152 (85.4) 4.48 (2.66, 7.54 1.19 (0.70, 2.02)
Living area Low land 84 (18.5) 371 (81.5) 1 1
  High land 85 (48.6) 90 (51.4) 0.24 (0.16, 0.35) 0.48 (0.29, 0.80)
  1. *To the context of this study health institution means health post, clinic (both governmental and none governmental), health center and hospital.
  2. **Health professionals mean health extension workers, midwives, nurses, health officers and physicians.