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Table 2 Showing the relationship between socio-demographic factors and immunization completion

From: Socio-demographic determinants of childhood immunization incompletion in Koforidua, Ghana

Variable Completed immunization Did not complete immunization Total
Frequency Percentage Frequency Percentage Frequency Percentage (%)
Mother’s age
 13–17 years 0 0.0% 4 100.0% 4 100.0
 18–23 years 28 43.8% 36 56.3% 64 100.0
 24–30 years 48 41.4% 68 58.6% 116 100.0
 Above 30 years 48 50.0% 48 50.0% 96 100.0
 Total 124 44.3% 156 55.7% 280 100.0
  Chi Square = 1.214 df = 3 p = 0.750   
Age of child
 Less than 1 year 29 41% 41 59% 70 100
 1–2 years 46 42% 66 58% 113 100
 3–4 years 49 50% 49 50% 98 100
 Total 124 44% 156 56% 280 100
  Chi Square = 1.004 df = 2 p = 0.051   
Marital status
 Single 20 45.5% 24 54.5% 44 100.0
 Married 100 53.2% 88 46.8% 188 100.0
 Divorce 0 0.0% 12 100.0% 12 100.0
 Widow 0 0.0% 4 100.0% 4 100.0
 Cohabiting 4 12.5% 28 87.5% 32 100.0
 Total 124 44.3% 156 55.7% 280 100.0
  Chi Square = 7.981 df = 3 p = 0.041   
Level of education
 Primary 13 75.0% 5 25.0% 18 100.0
 JHS 33 42.1% 45 57.9% 78 100.0
 Secondary 37 32.1% 77 67.9% 114 100.0
 Tertiary 37 52.9% 33 47.1% 70 100.0
 Total 120 42.6% 160 57.4% 280 100.0
  Chi Square = 3.714 df = 2 p = 0.294   
Employment status
 Unemployed 44 52.4% 40 47.6% 84 100.0
 Working part-time 12 14.3% 72 85.7% 84 100.0
 Working full-time 68 60.7% 44 39.3% 112 100.0
 Total 124 44.3% 156 55.7% 280 100.0
  Chi Square = 11.281 df = 3 p = 0.013   
Mother’s income
 < 100 9 52.9% 8 47.1% 17 100.0
 100–200 9 45.0% 11 55.0% 20 100.0
 200–300 4 28.6% 10 71.4% 14 100.0
 Above 300 8 44.4% 10 55.6% 18 100.0
 Total 30 43.5% 39 56.5% 69 100.0
  Chi Square = 1.911 df = 3 p = 0.591   
Religion
 Christian 19 42.2% 26 57.8% 45 100.0
 Muslim 11 45.8% 13 54.2% 24 100.0
 Traditionalist 1 100.0% 0 0.0% 1 100.0
 Total 31 44.3% 39 55.7% 70 100.0
  Chi Square = 1.359 df = 2 p = 0.507