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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the caretaker and child

From: Utilization of outreach immunization services among children in Hoima District, Uganda: a cluster survey

Variables Frequency
n = 476
Percent
Sex of caretaker
 Male 28 5.9
 Female 448 94.1
Age of caretaker
 18–25 233 49.0
 26–35 162 34.0
 Above 35 81 17.0
Marital status of caretaker
 Never married 23 4.8
 Married 148 31.1
 Cohabiting 234 49.2
 Divorced/separated/widow 71 14.9
Religion of caretaker
 Catholic 191 40.1
 Protestant 206 43.3
 Others 79 16.6
Years of education of caretaker
 No education 22 4.6
 7 years 285 59.9
 12 years 148 31.1
 14 or more years 21 4.4
Occupation of caretaker
 Farming 349 73.3
 Small scale business 51 10.7
 Others 76 16.0
Years of formal education of household head
 7 years 210 46.4
 12 years 162 35.8
 14 years or more 25 5.5
 Don’t know 56 12.4
Age of child in months
 10–14 140 29.4
 15–19 115 24.2
 20–24 221 46.4
Sex of child
 Male 226 47.5
 Female 250 52.5
Place of delivery of child
 Home 90 18.9
 Health facility 386 81.1
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