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Table 2 Socioeconomic, demographic, obstetric and biological characteristics of children aged 0 to 36 months. Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, 2015

From: Vaccine uptake and associated factors in an irregular urban settlement in northeastern Brazil: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics n (%)
Social classa
 A
 B1 or B2 15 (4.8)
 C1 or C2 224 (72.5)
 D or E 70 (22.6)
Community housing for ten years or more
 Yes 242 (78.3)
 No 67 (21.7)
Type of dwelling
 House 247 (79.9)
 Stilt house/hut/single room 62 (20.1)
Maternal age (years)
 < 20 51 (16.5)
 20–35 229 (74.1)
 ≥ 36 29 (9.4)
Mother completed high schoolb
 Yes 111 (36.2)
 No 196 (63.8)
Mother received prenatal careb
 Yes 285 (92.5)
 No 23 (7.5)
Number of prenatal consultationsb
 1–5 53 (19.2)
 ≥ 6 223 (80.8)
Prenatal care started in the first trimesterb
 Yes 198 (71.0)
 No 81 (29.0)
Child’s gender
 Male 155 (50.2)
 Female 154 (49.8)
Child’s age group (months)
 0 to < 6 73 (23.6)
 6 to < 12 41 (13,3)
 12 to 36 195 (63,1)
  1. a Socioeconomic class according to the 2014 definitions established by the Brazilian Market Research Association (ABEP) (see Additional file 2). b Sample size varies due to missing data