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Table 2 Determinants of the utilization of TT immunization, Dukem town, Ethiopia, 2016

From: Determinants and perceptions of the utilization of tetanus toxoid immunization among reproductive-age women in Dukem Town, Eastern Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Variables (N = 416) Numbers Percentages (%)
Parity of Birth
 1 142 34.2
 2–4 251 60.3
 ≥ 5 23 5.5
Future intention of birth   
 wants 142 34.1
 Don’t want 218 52.4
 Not decided 56 13.5
Permission of husband to go to HF
 No restrictions 204 49.0
 Restricted some times 143 34.4
 Restricted at all 69 16.6
Follow up of ANC services
 Yes 363 87.2
 No 53 12.8
Number of ANC services Visited
 Once 71 17.1
 twice 92 22.1
 three times 112 26.9
 Four or more times 141 33.9
TT vaccination evidences
 By history 243 58.4
 By card 173 41.6
Vaccination status
 Not vaccinated 141 33.9
 TT1 112 26.9
 TT2+ 163 39.2
Knowing the next TT vaccination dates
 Yes 293 70.4
 No 123 29.6
Place of deliver
 Health institution 276 66.8
 At home 138 33.2
  1. Keys: -ANC Antenatal care; HF Health facilities; TT Tetanus toxoid