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Table 4 Prevalence of tetanus immunity by parents’ marital status, Ethnicity, family size, and tetanus immunization history

From: Prevalence and socio-demographic factors associated with non-protective immunity against tetanus among high school adolescents girls in Nigeria

  N Level tetanus immunity UOR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Non-protective Protective   
n % n %
Age (years) 851 527 61.9 324 38.1 1.21 (1.09, 2.52) 1.09 (1.02, 3.07)
Type of school        
• Public schools 710 464 65.4 246 34.6 2.34 (1.62, 3.37) 2.14 (1.39, 3.20)
• Private schools 141 63 44.7 78 55.3 1 1
Parents marital status        
• Single parents 17 12 70.6 5 29.4 1.54 (0.54, 4.41) 1.28 (0.31, 4.12)
• Married living with spouse 732 446 60.9 286 39.1 1 1
• Divorced/separated 102 69 67.6 33 32.4 1.34 (0.86, 2.08) 1.13 (0.49, 2.47)
No. of mother’s children        
• 1 – 4 98 60 61.2 38 38.8 0.97 (0.63, 1.49) 0.55 (0.34, 1.91)
• >4 753 467 62.0 286 38.0 1 1
Child’s positiona        
• First 245 146 59.6 99 40.4 1 1
• 2nd – 4th 531 332 62.5 199 37.5 1.13 (0.83, 1.54) 1.09 (0.84, 1.53)
• Beyond 4th 75 49 65.3 26 34.7 1.28 (0.74, 2.19) 1.16 (0.57, 2.09)
History of recent TT injection        
• Yes 39 7 17.9 32 82.1 0.12 (0.05, 0.28) 0.11 (0.09, 0.22)
• No 812 519 63.9 293 36.1 1 1
Age and Type of schoolb       - 1.01 (0.69, 1.18)
  1. aAmong mother’s children, binteraction term, UOR – Unadjusted Odds ratio, AOR – Adjusted Odds ratio.