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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the survey participants (N = 220)

From: Factors related to parents’ adherence to childhood immunization

Characteristic Mean SD Range
 Mother age 31.54 6. 072 18–46
 Father age 36.48 6.152 25–55
 Child age (in month) 33.60 19.432 6–72
Characteristic Median (Mode) Interquartile range Range
 Number of the children in the family 2 (2) 3 1–7
 Childbirth order 2 (1) 3 1–7
Characteristic Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Immunization status
 Received all required vaccinations 198 90
 Not received all required vaccinations (missing immunization) 22 10
 Received up to date vaccinations 108 49.1
 Received not up to date vaccinations (delayed) 112 50.9
Accessibility to health care centers
 Have not difficulty 202 91.8
 Have difficulty 18 8.2
Father level of education
 Primary 4 1.8
 Intermediate school 3 1.4
 High school 69 31.4
 Diploma 21 9.5
 University 110 50
 Postgraduate 13 5.9
Mother level of education
 Illiterate 1 0.5
 Primary 3 1.4
 Intermediate school 4 1.8
 High school 32 14.5
 Diploma 16 7.3
 University 157 71.4
 Postgraduate 7 3.2
Family income (SR)
 Less than 5000 16 7.3
 Between 5000 to 10.000 71 32.3
 From 10.000 to 20.000 110 50
 More than 20.000 19 8.6
 Social support 1 0.5
 No income 3 1.4
Father employment
 Yes 206 93.6
 No 12 5.5
Mother employment
 Yes 87 39.5
 No 133 60.5