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Table 5 Disparities in unmet need and intendedness of last birth, Egypt (1995-2005)

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

  Year
Indicator 1995 2000 2005
Unmet need for spacing*** 6.44 3.64 3.77
CI by Education 0.02 (-0.015 0.055) 0.02 (-0.027 0.067) 0.05 (0.091 0.009)
CI by Wealth index -0.14 (-0.175 -0.105) -0.18 (-0.229 -0.131) -0.17 (-0.209 -0.131)
Unmet need for limiting*** 11.66 8.16 7.29
CI by Education -0.20 (-0.224 -0.176) -0.22 (-0.247 -0.193) -0.20 (-0.225 -0.175)
CI by Wealth index -0.24 (-0.265 -0.215) -0.16 (-0.191 -0.128) -0.13 (-0.159 -0.101)
Unmet need*** 18.1 11.8 11.1
CI by Education -0.13 (-0.150 -0.110) -0.15 (-0.174 -0.126) -0.12 (-0.144 -0.096)
CI by Wealth index -0.23 (-0.250 -0.210) -0.17 (-0.195 -0.145) -0.15 (-0.174 -0.126)
Unintendedness of last birth*** 14.97 9.06 8.24
CI by Education -0.21 (-0.230 -0.190) -0.22 (-0.245 -0.195) -0.17 (-0.195 -0.144)
CI by Wealth index -0.20 (-0.222 -0.178) -0.20 (-0.229 -0.171) -0.18 (-0.207 -0.152)
  1. CI refers to the concentration index
  2. *** significant at p < 0.001
  3. 95% Confidence intervals for concentration index are presented between parentheses