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Table 1 Women’s reports of autonomy, socioeconomic status, and their children’s immunization status in Ethiopia (weighted data)

From: "Girl Power!": The Relationship between Women's Autonomy and Children's Immunization Coverage in Ethiopia

  N (percent %) CI
Immunization status   
No vaccinations (reference category) 521 (14.9) (11.9, 18.5)
Partially vaccinated 1588 (61.0) (57.4, 64.5)
Fully vaccinated 832 (24.1) (21.3, 27.1)
Mean number of vaccinations 4.7 (mean) (4.4, 5.0)
Autonomy index (0–4) 3.1 (mean) (3.0, 3.2)
Household decision-making   
Person who makes final decision on household purchases   
 Mother 185 (4.3) (3.3, 5.6)
 Joint 1647 (61.3) (58.0, 64.5)
 Husband/partner (reference category) 1109 (34.4) (31.3, 37.7)
Person who makes final decision on visits to family/friends   
 Mother 594 (14.4) (12.5, 16.5)
 Joint 1550 (62.0) (58.8, 65.1)
 Husband/partner (reference category) 797 (23.6) (21.2, 26.2)
Person who makes final decisions regarding respondent’s earnings   
 Mother 294 (9.2) (7.6, 11.2)
 Joint 2555 (87.4) (85.3, 89.3)
 Husband/partner (reference category) 92 (3.3) (2.3, 4.7)
Person who makes final decisions on respondent’s health care   
 Mother 453 (12.0) (10.3, 13.9)
 Joint 1633 (59.8) (56.5, 63.0)
 Husband/partner (reference category) 855 (28.2) (25.3, 31.3)
Health care   
Home delivery 2495 (89.8) (87.8, 91.4)
Antenatal care 1139 (36.0) (33.0, 39.1)
Socioeconomic status   
Mothers’ individual level of educational attainment   
 No education (reference category) 2040 (68.8) (65.5, 71.9)
 Primary school 740 (26.9) (22.1, 27.9)
 Secondary school and higher 161 (4.4) (5.1, 7.9)
Fathers’ individual level of educational attainment   
 No education (reference category) 1508 (51.0) (47.4–54.6)
 Primary school 1071 (39.6) (36.3–43.1)
 Secondary school 189 (4.9) (3.7–6.4)
 Higher 173 (4.5) (3.3–6.0)
Women’s occupation   
 No occupation (reference category) 1645 (47.2) (43.7, 50.7)
 Manual 215 (7.2) (5.6, 9.2)
 Agriculture 586 (26.9) (23.8, 30.3)
 Professional 495 (18.7) (16.0, 21.8)
Household wealth   
 Poorest (reference category) 904 (23.0) (19.8, 26.5)
 Poorer 513 (22.1) (19.7, 24.7)
 Middle 474 (20.9) (18.6, 23.4)
 Richer 482 (19.3) (16.5, 22.5)
 Richest 568 (14.7) (12.7, 16.8)
  1. Source: 2011 EDHS; N = 2941