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Table 1 Frequency and percentage distribution of individual level background characteristics of mothers and their children aged 12–59 months, EDHS 2011 (n = 4983)

From: Individual and community level determinants of childhood full immunization in Ethiopia: a multilevel analysis

Characteristics Number Percent (%)
Fully immunized No 3701 74.3
Yes 1282 25.7
Children age group (months) 12–23 955 19.2
24–35 1207 24.2
36–47 1431 28.7
48–59 1390 27.9
Sex of child Female 2436 48.9
Male 2547 51.1
Children birth order 1st 909 18.3
2nd–4th 2224 44.6
≥5th 1850 37.1
Child place of birth Home 4498 90.3
Health institution 483 9.7
Missing 2 0.0
Mothers age group (years) ≤24 1048 21.0
25–34 2650 53.2
≥35 1285 25.8
Fathers age group (years) ≤24 151 3.0
25–34 1701 34.0
≥35 2720 55.0
Missing 411 8.0
Maternal educational level No education 3561 71.5
Primary 1253 25.1
Secondary and above 169 3.4
Fathers educational level No education 2657 53.3
Primary 1846 37.0
Secondary and above 459 9.2
Missing 21 0.4
Sex of head of household Female 897 18.0
Male 4086 82.0
Marital status Never in union (single) 21 0.4
Living together 4588 92.1
Not living together 374 7.5
Maternal ANC utilization No 1673 33.6
Yes 1242 24.9
Missing 2068 41.5
Maternal TT utilization No 1448 29.1
Yes 1467 29.4
Missing 2068 41.5
Religious affiliation Orthodox 1535 30.8
Muslim 2242 45.0
Protestant 1050 21.1
Traditional and others 156 2.1
Mothers occupation Did not work 2521 50.6
Non professional 1521 30.5
Professional 887 17.8
Missing 54 1.1
Fathers occupation Did not work 110 2.2
Non professional 4104 81.6
Professional 769 16.2
Wealth index Poorest 1472 29.5
Poor 1027 20.6
Medium 886 17.8
Rich 902 18.1
Richest 696 14.0
Media exposure Not exposed 4033 80.9
Exposed 950 19.1
Maternal health care decision making Husband/partner alone 1283 28.0
By her self 689 15.0
Jointly with her husband 2610 57.0
Number of under five child   Median 2 (IQR = 1)