Table 1

Variable definitions and sociodemographic characteristics of the sample
India Nigeria Congo Ethiopia Pakistan Indonesia
Variable % % % % % %
Child received measles vaccination 0.55 0.37 0.58 0.28 0.52 0.73
Child’s sex- male 0.52 0.51 0.49 0.50 0.52 0.52
Father’s education- none 0.23 0.40 0.10 0.59 0.37 0.03
Father’s education- primary school 0.15 0.22 0.26 0.27 0.16 0.40
Father’s education- above Secondary schooling 0.62 0.38 0.64 0.14 0.47 0.57
Mother’s education-No education 0.39 0.50 0.24 0.38 0.67 0.04
Mother’s education- Primary school 0.14 0.23 0.42 0.36 0.14 0.40
Mother’s education: above Secondary schooling 0.46 0.27 0.34 0.26 0.19 0.56
Mother’s occupation: agriculture 0.21 0.20 0.51 0.16 0.11 0.22
Mother’s occupation : unskilled 0.001 0.02 0.01 0.03 0.40
Mother’s occupation: skilled 0.13 0.49 0.23 0.11 0.14 0.29
Mother not working 0.66 0.31 0.24 0.72 0.72 0.49
urban 0.39 0.45 0.40 0.13 0.35 0.38
Wealth quintile- poorest 0.17 0.26 0.22 0.25 0.23 0.30
Wealth quintile- poorer 0.18 0.23 0.21 0.19 0.21 0.20
Wealth quintile- middle 0.21 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.20 0.17
Wealth quintile- Rich 0.22 0.17 0.21 0.17 0.19 0.17
Wealth quintile- Richest 0.22 0.15 0.17 0.20 0.17 0.16
Sample size 45462 22344 7431 8261 8268 15065

Rammohan et al.

Rammohan et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:336   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-336

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