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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of mothers/caregivers in Jigjiga District

From: Immunization coverage of 12–23 months old children and associated factors in Jigjiga District, Somali National Regional State, Ethiopia

Variable Number (n = 582) Percent (%)
Age (in years)
 15-19 92 15.8
 20-24 190 32.6
 25-29 173 29.7
 30 ≥ 127 21.8
Marital status
 Married 538 92.4
 Divorced 36 6.2
 Widowed 8 1.4
Educational status
 Illiterate 510 87.6
 Literate 72 12.4
Ethnicity
 Somali 536 92.1
 Non-Somali 46 7.9
Occupation
 Government employee 3 0.5
 Private company/organization 3 0.5
 Trader 8 1.4
 House wife 512 88.0
 Student 11 1.9
Others** 45 7.7
History of Antenatal care attendance
 Yes 253 43.5
 No 329 56.5
Tetanus toxoid vaccine
 Yes 242 41.6
 No 340 58.4
  1. Key: **: milk seller, fire wood seller and daily laborer.