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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of households

From: Investigating socio-economic inequity in access to and expenditures on routine immunization services in Anambra state

Variables N = 338
n (%)
Marital status
 Married 324 (95.9)
 Single 14 (4.1)
Age: Mean (SD) 30.9 (9.0)
Any formal education: 322 (95.3)
Mothers level of education:
 Primary 59 (17.5)
 Secondary 182 (53.8)
 Tertiary 81 (24.0)
 None 16 (4.7)
Education of household heads
 Primary 77 (22.8)
 Secondary 203 (60.1)
 Tertiary 47 (13.9)
 None 11 (3.2)
Status of the respondent
 Mother 275 (81.4)
 Representative 63 (18.6)
Mother’s occupation
 Farmer 34 (10.1)
 Unemployed 86 (25.4)
 Petty trader 93 (27.5)
 Civil servant 24 (7.1)
 Private employee 31 (9.2)
 Big business 31 (9.2)
 Self employed 39 (11.5)
Household head occupation
 Farmer 43 (12.7)
 Unemployed 8 (2.4)
 Petty trading 29 (8.6)
 Civil servant 20 (5.9)
 Private employee 17 (5.0)
 Big business 151 (44.7)
 Self employed 70 (20.7)