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Table 3 Disparities in fertility levels, Egypt (1995-2005)

From: Monitoring socioeconomic inequity in maternal health indicators in Egypt: 1995-2005

  Year
Indicator 1995 2000 2005
Average number of ever born children***a 3.96 (2.8) 3.71 (2.4) 3.27 (2.1)
CI by Education -0.14 (-0.146 -0.134) -0.15 (-0.154 -0.146) -0.14 (-0.144 -0.136)
CI by Wealth index -0.11 (-0.115 -0.104) -0.09 (-0.096 -0.084) -0.09 (-0.096 -0.084)
Average number of living children***a 3.42 (2.0) 3.30 (2.0) 3.00 (1.8)
CI by Education -0.12 (-0.124 -0.116) -0.13 (-0.136 -0.124) -0.12 (-0.124 -0.116)
CI by Wealth index -0.08 (-0.086 -0.074) -0.07 (-0.076 -0.064) -0.08 (-0.084 -0.076)
  1. CI refers to the concentration index
  2. *** significant at p < 0.001
  3. 95% Confidence intervals for concentration index are presented between parentheses
  4. a Standard error between parentheses