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Table 2 Percentage of children age 12–35 months who received MCV1 at any time before the survey (weighted) by background characteristics, Ethiopia, 2016

From: Geographical variation and associated factors of childhood measles vaccination in Ethiopia: a spatial and multilevel analysis

Background Characteristics Total number of Children Children who received MCV1
N % N %
Individual level characteristics
 Child Age (in Months) (Mean = 22.95 (SD ± 7.04)
  12–23 1976 51.0 1069 54.1
  24–35 1901 49.0 1036 54.5
 Sex of child
  Male 1935 49.9 1056 54.6
  Female 1941 50.1 1049 54
 Birth Order
  1 753 19.4 451 59.9
  2–3 1161 29.9 674 58.1
  4–5 900 23.2 475 52.8
  6+ 1063 27.4 505 47.5
 Wanted child
  Wanted then 2832 73.1 1491 52.7
  Wanted later 702 18.1 430 61.3
  Wanted no more 343 8.8 183 53.5
 DPT1-HepB1-Hib1 vaccine
  Not vaccinated 1158 29.9 121 10.4
  Vaccinated 2718 70.1 1984 73
 DPT3-HepB3-Hib3 vaccine
  Not vaccinated 1983 51.2 505 25.5
  Vaccinated 1893 48.8 1599 84.5
 Maternal age (years)
  15–19 137 3.5 77 56.2
  20–34 2850 73.5 1587 55.7
  35–49 889 22.9 441 49.6
 Religion
  Orthodox 1349 34.8 887 65.8
  Muslim 1530 39.5 617 40.4
  Protestant 861 22.2 529 61.4
  Othersa 136 3.5 71 52.2
 Mother’s educational
  No education 2474 63.8 1188 48
  Primary 1100 28.4 669 60.8
  Secondary & Higher 302 7.8 248 82.1
 Husband/partner’s education (N = 3655)
  No education 1746 47.8 820 47
  Primary 1462 40.0 838 57.3
  Secondary & Higher 447 12.2 319 71.4
 Mother’s occupation
  Did not work 2071 53.4 1024 49.4
  Non-Professional 1731 44.7 1025 59.2
  Professional 74 1.9 56 75.7
 Father’s occupation (N = 3655)
  Did not work 275 7.5 111 40.2
  Nonprofessional 620 17.0 303 48.9
  Professional 2760 75.5 1564 56.7
 Maternal relation to the household dead
  Wife 3091 79.7 1670 54
  Head 406 10.5 224 55.2
  Daughter 211 5.4 122 57.8
  Othersb 169 4.4 89 52.7
 Sex of the household head
  Male 3314 85.5 1792 54.1
  Female 562 14.5 312 55.5
 Number of living children   0
  1 684 17.6 413 60.4
  2–3 1281 33.0 759 59.3
  4–5 1022 26.4 529 51.8
  6+ 890 23.0 404 45.4
 Maternal health care decision making (N = 3655)
  Jointly with her husband 2439 66.7 1333 54.7
  Husband/partner alone 727 19.9 351 48.3
  By herself alone 479 13.1 286 59.6
  Others 10 0.3 8 80
 Wealth index
  Poorest 965 24.9 412 42.7
  Poorer 860 22.2 445 51.7
  Middle 808 20.8 419 51.9
  Richer 676 17.4 393 58.1
  Richest 567 14.6 436 76.9
 Mass Media Exposure
  Not regular 3154 81.4 1601 50.8
  Regular 722 18.6 504 69.7
Community level characteristics
 Region
  Addis Ababa 95 2.5 90 93.8
  Tigray 279 7.2 227 81.1
  Afar 42 1.1 12 28.6
  Amhara 718 18.5 434 60.4
  Oromia 1712 44.2 722 42.1
  Somali 132 3.4 47 35.6
  Benishangul Gumuz 43 1.1 32 76.2
  SNNPR 818 21.1 517 63.1
  Gambella 10 0.2 6 60
  Harari 10 0.2 5 50
  Dire Dawa 17 0.4 14 82.4
 Residence
  Urban 433 11.2 337 77.8
  Rural 3443 88.8 1768 51.4
 Distance to health facility
  Big Problem 2332 60.2 1114 47.8
  Not a big problem 1545 39.8 991 64.1
  Total 3876 100 2105 54.3
  1. aCatholic, traditional and other unclassified
  2. bDaughter-in-low, sister, other relative, no relation