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Table 2 Frequency and percentage distribution of contextual 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
Place of residence Rural 4372 87.7
Urban 611 12.3
Region of residence Tigray 474 9.5
Affar 337 6.7
Amahara 697 14.0
Oromia 792 15.9
Somali 337 6.7
BEGU 499 10.0
SNNP 845 17.0
Gambella 388 7.8
Harari 286 5.8
Addis Ababa 45 0.9
Dire Dawa 283 5.7
Distance from health facility Big problem 3778 75.8
Not big problem 1202 24.1
Missing 3 0.1
Transportation to health facility Big problem 3944 79.1
Not big problem 1036 20.8
Missing 3 0.1
Community media exposure Low 4536 91.0
High 447 9.0
Community poverty Low 2506 50.3
High 2477 49.7
Community maternal ANC utilization Low 2527 50.7
High 2456 49.3
Community institutional delivery Low 4678 93.9
High 305 6.1
Community maternal unemployment rate Low 2676 53.7
High 2308 46.3
Community maternal illiteracy rate Low 1048 21.0
High 3935 79.0