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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of mothers and children in rural Atakumosa-west district, Osun State, Nigeria- September 2013

From: Immunisation coverage and its determinants among children aged 12-23 months in Atakumosa-west district, Osun State Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

Variables/characteristics Frequency (n = 750) Proportion (%)
Age-group (years)
  < 20 39 5.2
 20–29 415 55.3
 30–39 251 33.5
  ≥ 40 45 6.0
Education
 No formal education 23 3.1
 Completed primary 172 22.9
 Completed secondary 402 55.3
 Post secondary 153 20.4
Marital Status
 Married 706 94.1
 Single 27 3.7
 Divorced/widowed 17 2.2
Children age-group (months)
 12–15 133 23.5
 16–19 170 30.1
 20–23 262 46.4
Sex of child
 Male 372 49.6
 Female 378 50.4
Childs’ birth order
 1 233 31.3
 2 216 29.0
  ≥ 3 296 39.7
Place of birth
 Health facility 611 81.5
 Non-health facility 139 18.5