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Table 1 Concentration indices of child health outcomes 2003-2007

From: The impact of primary healthcare in reducing inequalities in child health outcomes, Bogotá – Colombia: an ecological analysis

Variables CI 2003 Standard error CI 2007 Standard error Change 2007-2003
Under-5 mortality rate −0.073* 0.014 −0.032* 0.014 0.041
Infant mortality rate −0.087* 0.014 −0.038* 0.015 0.049
Acute malnutrition children under -5 −0.128* 0.005 −0.034* 0.007 0.094
Vaccination coverage for DPT ± 0.050* 0.004 −0.007* 0.003 −0.057
  1. * Statistically significant (p < 0.005).
  2. ± Signs of values and interpretation of the CI are opposite because this is a favorable health condition.
  3. (This principle of interpretation is used elsewhere in accordance with the original methodology [28]).