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Table 3 Selected characteristics of study participants by residence in Jigjiga District (n = 290 Urban and n = 292 Rural)

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

Variable Urban n (%) Rural n (%) Total n (%)
Household income (in ETB)
 <300 33 (30.8) 74 (69.2) 107 (18.4)
 301-600 94 (45.9) 111 (54.1) 205 (35.2)
 601-900 79 (60.8) 51 (39.2) 130 (22.3)
 >900 84 (60) 56 (40) 140 (24.1)
Family size
 Three 52 (42.6) 70 (57.4) 122 (21)
 Four 43 (44.3) 54 (55.7) 97 (16.7)
 Five 71 (52.6) 64 (47.4) 135 (23.2)
 Six or more 124 (54.4) 104 (45.6) 228 (39.2)
Travelling time to a health facility
 <30 minutes 74 (76.3) 23 (23.7) 97 (16.7)
 30-60 minutes 87 (55.1) 71 (44.9) 158 (27.1)
 >60 minutes 129 (39.4) 198 (60.6) 327 (56.2)
Waiting time at health facility
 1-10 minutes 38 (73.1) 14 (26.9) 52 (8.9)
 11-20 minutes 57 (51.8) 53 (48.2) 110 (18.9)
 21-30 minutes 51 (45.9) 60 (54.1) 111 (19.1)
 >30 minutes 144 (46.6) 165 (53.4) 309 (53.1)
Taking the child to the health facility while sick for medical reason
 Yes 176 (53) 156 (47) 332 (57)
 No 114 (45.6) 136 (54.4) 250 (43)
Provision of health education at health facility
 Yes 50 (57.5) 37 (42.5) 87 (14.9)
 No 128 (51.8) 119 (48.2) 247 (42.4)
Home visits by health worker
 Yes 82 (57.1) 60 (42.9) 142 (24.4)
 No 208 (47.3) 232 (52.7) 440 (75.6)