Table 4

Association between socio-demographic characteristics of mothers and their children in relation to complete immunization coverage among children aged 12–23 months, Ambo Woreda Ethiopia, January, 2011
Variable Child fully vaccinated, n (%)* Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Yes No Crude Adjusted
Age of the mother
 15-20 23 (4.3) 35 (6.5) 1 NI
 21-29 99 (18.5) 192 (35.8) 0.8 (0.4-1.4)
 ≥30 69 (12.9) 118 (22) 0.89 (0.5-1.63)
Mother’s education
 Illiterate 61 (11.4) 196 (36.6) 1 1
 Literate 130 (24.3) 149 (27.8) 2.8 (1.9-4)** 1.33 (0.8-2.1)
Mother’s marital status
 Married 172 (31.2) 300 (56.0) 1 NI
 Others 19 (3.5) 45 (8.4) 0.7 (0.4-1.3)
Mother’s occupation
 Housewife 44 (8.2) 60 (11.2) 1 NI
 Others 147 (27.4) 285 (53.2) 0.7 (0.5-1.1)
Sex of the child
 Male 93 (17.4) 181 (33.8) 1 NI
 Female 98 (18.3) 164 (30.6) 1.2 (0.8-1.7)
Child’s birth place
 Home 81 (15.1) 263 (49.1) 1 1
 Health institution 110 (20.5) 82 (15.3) 4.4 (2.9, 6.4)** 2.1 (1.3-3.4)**
Child’s birth order
 First 37 (6.9) 65 (12.1) 1 NI
 Second 42 (7.8) 68 (12.7) 1.08 (0.6, 1.9)
 Third or more 112 (20.9) 212 (39.9) 0.9 (0.6, 1.5)
Area of residence
 Rural 111 (20.7) 278 (51.9) 1 1
 Urban 80 (14.9) 67 (12.5) 2.99 (2.0, 4.4)** 1.5 (0.9-2.6)

*Numbers in parenthesis are percentages **Significant NI- Variable not included in the model.

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