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Table 2 Socio-demographic, economic, maternal, and obstetric characteristic respondents in the 12 sub-Saharan African countries

From: Determinants of full childhood immunization among children aged 12–23 months in sub-Saharan Africa: a multilevel analysis using Demographic and Health Survey Data

Variable Fully immunized Total (%) X2 value (p value)
Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Maternal education
 No education 2902 53.4 5436 (25.3)  
 Primary 6072 57.6 10,539 (49.1) 289.39 (<0.0001)
 Secondary and above 3757 68.6 5473 (25.5)  
Maternal age (years)
 15-24 3902 60.8 6416 (29.9)  
 25-34 6123 58.9 10,397 (48.5) 8.43 (0.015)
 35-49 2706 58.4 4635 (21.6)  
Number of living children
 1-4 9755 60.3 16,178 (75.4) 24.14 (<0.0001)
 5 and above 2976 56.5 5270 (24.6)  
Maternal employment status
 Housewives 4476 61.6 7261 (33.9) 23.80 (<0.0001)
 Working any sector 8255 58.2 14,187 (66.1)  
Place of delivery
 Home 2218 46.8 4742 (22.1) 399.63 (<0.0001)
 Health facility 10,513 62.9 16,706 (77.9)  
Sex of household head
 Male 10,071 59.5 16,939 (79.0) 42.57 (<0.0001)
 Female 2660 59.0 4509 (21.0)  
Wealth index
 Poor 5614 54.3 10,344 (48.2)  
 Middle 2557 61.0 4191 (19.5) 240.62 (<0.0001)
 Rich 4560 66.0 6913 (32.2)  
ANC visit
 No antenatal visits 991 36.1 2743 (12.8)  
 1-3 4866 57.9 8405 (39.2) 853.55 (<0.0001)
 4 and above 6874 66.7 10,300 (48.0)  
Father education
 No education 3597 58.2 6176 (28.8)  
 Primary 4847 56.9 8513 (39.7) 70.26 (<0.0001)
 Secondary and above 4287 63.4 6759 (31.5)  
PNC visit
 No 6890 53.0 13,008 (60.6) 559.52 (<0.0001)
 Yes 5841 69.2 8440 (39.4)  
Marital status
 Having ever been married 3328 54.7 6079 (28.3) 74.79 (<0.0001)
 Currently married 9403 61.2 15,369 (71.7)  
Media exposure
 Not exposed 5046 53.6 9414 (43.9) 230.47 (<0.0001)
 Exposed to either media 7685 63.9 12,034 (56.1)  
Distance to health facility
 Big problem 2314 38.8 5851 (27.3) 115.19 (<0.0001)
 Not a big problem 9327 59.8 15,597 (72.7)  
Residence
 Urban 3832 65.7 5833 (27.2) 133.40 (<0.0001)
 Rural 8899 57.0 15,615 (72.8)