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Table 3 Logistic regression of correlates of measles vaccination (12–23 months) for children in Sub-Saharan Africa

From: Factors influencing mothers’ health care seeking behaviour for their children: evidence from 31 countries in sub-Saharan Africa

Variable Received measles vaccine
  Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval
Sex of child
 Male 0.99 0.96–1.04
 Female 1  
Mother’s age
 15–24 1  
 25–34 1.22* 1.16–1.28
 35+ 1.42* 1.32–1.52
Education
 None 1  
 Primary 1.77* 1.69–1.84
 Sec/higher 2.52* 2.39–2.66
Household wealth
 Poorest 1  
 Poorer 1.21* 1.15–1.27
 Middle 1.37* 1.29–1.44
 Richer 1.52* 1.44–1.61
 Richest 2.09* 1.95–2.26
Employment
 Not working 1  
 Working 1.09* 1.06–1.14
 Residence   
 Rural 1  
 Urban 0.83* 0.79–0.87
Child’s age
 7–11 months   
 12–23 months 1  
 24–35 months 1.48* 1.43–1.54
Birth order
 1st order 1  
 2nd order 0.88* 0.84–0.93
 3rd order or more 0.79* 0.73–0.84
Size of child at birth
 Large 1  
 Average 1.14* 1.09–1.19
 Small 0.96 0.92–1.02
ANC attendance
 Did not attend 1  
 Attended 2.60* 2.50–2.70
  1. *Level of significance at p<0.05