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Table 3 Malnutrition concentration indices by province

From: Inequities in under-five child malnutrition in South Africa

Province Rate (%) C SE (C) p-value 95% confidence interval
  Lower Higher     
STUNTING
Eastern Cape 31.5 -0.123 0.0318 0.000 -0.186 -0.061
Free State 25.2 -0.239 0.069 0.000 -0.415 -0.144
Gauteng 18.2 -0.270 0.0522 0.000 -0.371 -0.168
Kwazulu-Natal 24.6 -0.108 0.0357 0.003 -0.178 -0.038
Mpumalanga 19.5 -0.229 0.065 0.000 -0.357 -0.102
North West 23.4 -0.260 0.063 0.000 -0.384 -0.136
Northern Province 27.2 -0.255 0.037 0.000 -0.327 -0.182
Western Cape 16.5 -0.273 0.085 0.002 -0.440 -0.105
UNDERWEIGHT
Eastern Cape 9.4 -0.199 0.0671 0.003 -0.331 -0.067
Free State 19.9 -0.146 0.083 0.078 -0.309 -0.016
Gauteng 15.4 -0.201 0.0585 0.001 -0.316 -0.086
Kwazulu-Natal 15.9 -0.054 0.0471 0.249 -0.147 0.038
Mpumalanga 15.2 -0.099 0.0764 0.194 -0.250 0.051
North West 27.5 -0.277 0.0557 0.000 -0.386 -0.167
Northern Province 25.8 -0.175 0.0393 0.000 -0.252 -0.098
Western Cape 10.9 -0.274 0.1093 0.013 -0.489 -0.058
WASTING
Eastern Cape 3.1 -0.093 0.1229 0.450 -0.3343 0.1484
Free State 11.5 -0.124 0.115 0.281 -0.350 0.102
Gauteng 10.8 -0.094 0.072 0.193 -0.237 0.048
Kwazulu-Natal 8.7 -0.067 0.0664 0.313 -0.063 0.198
Mpumalanga 6.7 -0.226 0.174 0.194 -0.567 0.116
Northern Province 13.1 -0.122 0.060 0.000 -0.240 -0.004
North West 14.7 -0.160 0.086 0.064 -0.329 0.009
Western Cape 4.8 0.123 0.1724 0.476 -0.217 0.0463