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Table 1 Frequency and percentage of respondents/mothers by their background characteristics: Ethiopia immunization study, 2020

From: Contribution of health information system to child immunization services in Ethiopia: baseline study of 33 woredas

Maternal characteristics Frequency (n) Percent
Residence (region cluster)   
 Emerging regions (pastoral and agro-pastoral) 580 19.20
 Agrarian regions 2030 67.30
 Urban 406 13.50
 Total 3016 100
Age of mother (years)   
 15–19 168 5.62
 20–24 677 22.66
 25–29 913 30.56
 30–34 614 20.55
 35–39 504 16.87
 40–44 96 3.21
 45–54 16 0.54
 Total 2988 100
Age of her child (months)   
 12–17 1622 53.78
 18–23 1394 46.22
 Total 3016 100
Currently married or partnered   
 Yes 2832 93.90
 Total 3016 100
Religion   
 Orthodox 1288 42.71
 Muslim 1261 41.81
 Protestant 424 14.06
 Others (Catholic, traditional) 43 1.43
 Total 3016 100
Mothers educational status   
 No education 991 32.86
 Elementary (1–8) 1388 46.02
 Secondary 469 15.55
 Above secondary 168 5.57
 Total 3016 100
Partner educational status   
 No education 712 25.14
 Elementary (1–8) 1208 42.66
 Secondary 599 21.15
 Above secondary 313 11.05
 Total 2832 100
Mothers occupational status   
 Employed 154 5.11
 Farmer 864 28.65
 Merchant 185 6.13
 Unemployed 1577 52.29
 *Others 236 7.82
 Total 3016 100
Partner occupational status   
 Employed 497 17.55
 Farmer 1480 52.26
 Merchant 153 5.40
 Unemployed 54 1.91
 *Others 648 22.88
 Total 2832 100
  1. *Students, daily laborer, retired, too young to work, attends to home chore