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Table 1 Description of the 2003, 2008 and 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health Surveys

From: The role of place of residency in childhood immunisation coverage in Nigeria: analysis of data from three DHS rounds 2003–2013

 Demographic and Health Surveys
200320082013Pooled
Number of clusters (communities)3658889042157
Number of households
 Selected7.86436,29840,32084,482
 Occupied732734,64438,90480,875
 Interviews conducted722534,07038,52279,817
Response rate (%)98.698.399.098.7
Total number of children aged 12–23 months (% of total)
 Rural687 (68.8)3447 (69.7)3787 (64.2)7920 (66.9)
 Formal urban104 (10.4)781 (15.8)1203 (20.4)2087 (17.6)
 Slum208 (20.8)718 (14.5)911 (15.4)1836 (15.5)
 Total999 (100)4945 (100)5900 (100)11,844 (100)
Fully Immunised Child coverage (%)
 Rural7.416.215.815.2
 Formal urban25.642.745.543.5
 Slum24.931.938.534.4
 Total12.922.725.323.2
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