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Table 3 Inequality trends in under five mortality and predicted neonatal mortality per 1000 lb by poverty quintiles in 1991 and 2000

From: Sub-national assessment of inequality trends in neonatal and child mortality in Brazil

Poverty quintiles NNM per 1000 lb* U5MR PER 1000 lb* Decrease rate 1991-2000
  1991 2000 1991 2000   
  Mean 95% CI Mean 95% CI Mean 95% CI Mean 95% CI NNM U5MR
Quintile 5 (poorest) 34.54 [34.16, 34.92] 26.40 [26.07, 26.73] 114.24 [112.64, 115.85] 81.87 [80.52, 83.21] 24% 28%
Quintile 4 31.89 [31.43, 32.35] 22.71 [22.39, 23.04] 91.38 [89.64, 93.13] 65.21 [63.89, 66.53] 29% 29%
Quintile 3 26.27 [25.82, 26.73] 15.79 [15.51, 16.07] 59.04 [57.59, 60.48] 35.98 [35.09, 36.87] 40% 39%
Quintile 2 21.35 [20.98, 21.72] 11.62 [11.43, 11.81] 40.65 [39.78, 41.52] 23.52 [23.08, 23.96] 46% 42%
Quintile 1 (richest) 17.07 [16.77, 17.37] 8.69 [8.53,8.84] 30.88 [30.27, 31.49] 17.06 [16.74, 17.38] 49% 45%
National 26.22 [25.98, 26.47] 17.04 [16.83, 17.25] 67.23 [66.21, 68.25] 44.72 [43.94, 45.51] 35% 33%
Inequalities
Q5/Q1 Ratio 2.0 3.0 3.7 4.8   
Q5-Q1 Differential 17.5 17.7 83.4 64.8   
  1. * National estimates differ from official sources due to differences in the sources of information.