International Journal of Pediatrics / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Exploring Strategies to Improve Adherence to Immunization Schedule: A Study among Children Attending Maternal and Child Health Clinic at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya

Table 1


Social demographic characteristicsFrequency (Percentage (%)

Age in years
 Mean age (+/-SD)30+/-1
  25 years and below3215.4
  26-3010247.9
  Above 30 years7937.1
Relationship with the child
 Mother19592.0
 Father136.1
 Guardian41.9
Marital status
 Single2210.4
 Married18486.8
 Widowed52.4
 Separated/divorced10.5
Residence (county)
 Nairobi11855.1
 Neighboring9644.9
Highest level of education
 Primary level136.1
 Secondary level8037.7
 College/university level11956.1
Occupation
 Student10.5
 Housewife/not working20.9
 Casual laborer157.1
 Self-employed9243.6
 Salaried employment10147.9
Gross family income (KSh.)
 <10, 0004822.7
 11,000-20,0004621.8
 21,000-30,0004420.9
 31,000-40,0002411.2
 >40,0005224.6
Time taken to reach health facility
 <1 hour7033.0
 2-3 hours14166.5
 >5 hours10.5
Amount of bus fare used
 <1006028.4
 100-2008942.2
 2004521.3
 Private means178.1

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