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Table 1 Comparison of socio-demographic characteristics of participating children between study groups

From: Feasibility of implementing a cellphone-based reminder/recall strategy to improve childhood routine immunization in a low-resource setting: a descriptive report

Variables Study groups   
  Reminder/recall Intervention Control (usual care) χ2 p value
  Frequency % Frequency %   
Gender      4.751 0.033
 Male 130 44.1 159 53   
 Female 165 55.9 141 47   
Family Type      3.276 0.227a
 Monogamy 280 94.9 276 92   
 Polygamy 11 3.7 21 7.0   
 Single mother 4 1.4 3 1.0   
Birth Order      1.374 0.503
 1 98 33.2 97 32.3   
 2–3 157 53.2 152 50.7   
  ≥ 4 40 13.6 51 17.0   
Family Religion      13.129 <0.001
 Christianity 212 71.9 173 57.7   
 Islam 83 28.1 127 42.3   
Maternal Education      9.877 0.007
 Below secondary 19 6.5 39 13   
 Secondary 165 55.9 138 46   
 Post-secondary 111 37.6 123 41   
Mother’s Employment Status      8.761 0.067
 Unemployed 37 12.5 22 7.3   
 Petty trading 130 44.1 163 54.3   
 Artisan 82 27.8 73 24.3   
 Civil servant 39 13.2 33 11   
 Others 7 2.4 9 3.0   
Place of Delivery      9.456 0.024
 Public health facility 72 24.4 63 21   
 Private health facility 100 38.9 138 46   
 Mission/TBAs 104 35.3 86 28.7   
 Home 19 6.4 13 4.3   
  1. aFisher’s Exact Test