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Table 2 Selected characteristics of 12-23 months children by residence in Jigjiga District

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

Variable Urban (n = 290) Rural (n = 292) Total
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Sex of the child
 Male 149 (48.7) 157 (51.3) 306 (52.6)
 Female 141 (51.1) 135 (48.9) 276 (47.4)
Child’s birth order
 First 52 (41.3) 74 (58.7) 126 (21.6)
 Second 66 (50.0) 66 (50) 132 (22.7)
 Third 50 (45.9) 59 (54.1) 109 (18.7)
 Fourth or more 122 (56.8) 92 (43.2) 205 (36.9)
Child’s birth place
 Health institution 77 (49) 80 (51) 157 (27)
 Home 213 (50.1) 212 (49.9) 425 (73)