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Table 3 Distribution (%) of variables

From: Social and environmental determinants of child health in Mongolia across years of rapid economic growth: 2000-2010

Variables   2000 (%) 2005 (%) 2010 (%)
Total children 6184 3547 3956
Individual level factors
 Sex Male 3148 (50.9) 1841(51.9) 1990 (50.3)
Female 3032 (49.0)a 1706 (48.1) 1966 (49.7)
 Age 0-11 months 1412(22.8) 774 (21.8) 819 (20.7)
12-23 months 1256 (20.3) 723 (20.4) 914 (23.1)
24-35 months 1192 (19.3) 714 (20.1) 859 (21.7)
36-47 months 1120 (18.1) 672 (19.0) 713 (18.0)
48-59 months 1204 (19.5) 664 (18.7) 651 (16.5)
Household level factors
 Socio-economic: 1 3418 (55.3) 2474 (69.7) 2561 (64.7)
 Number of children 2 2446 (39.6) 963 (27.2) 1285 (32.5)
 under age 5 in the home 3 312 (5.0) 110 (3.1) 104 (2.6)
4 8 (0.1) 0 (0.0) 4 (0.1)
 Maternal Education level None 97 (1.6) 162 (4.6) 235 (5.9)
Primary 1958 (31.7) 299 (8.4) 366 (9.3)
Secondary 2064 (33.4) 1920 (54.1) 1857 (46.9)
Vocational 648 (10.5) 252 (7.1) 258 (6.5)
University 1417 (22.9) 914 (25.8) 1240 (31.3)
 Household Wealth Index Poorest 1424 (23.0) 813 (22.9) 1213 (30.7)
Second 1273 (20.6) 842 (23.8) 874 (22.1)
Middle 1199 (19.4) 686 (19.3) 706 (17.8)
Fourth 1160 (18.8) 579 (16.3) 608 (15.4)
Richest 1128 (18.2) 627 (17.7) 555 (14.0)
Environmental:
 Water source Poor 2476 (40.0) 1156 (32.6) 1393 (35.2)
Improved 3708 (60.0) 2391 (67.4) 2561 (64.7)*
 Sanitation facility Poor 4947 (80.0) 959 (27.0) 999 (25.3)
Improved 1237 (20.0) 2588 (73.0) 2951 (74.6)*
Community level factors
 Place of Residence Rural 3499 (56.6) 1707 (48.1) 2209 (55.8)
Urban 2685 (43.3) 1840 (51.9) 1747 (44.2)
 Region of Residence West 1186 (19.2) 676 (19.1) 959 (24.2)
Khangai 1598 (25.8) 843 (23.7) 787 (19.9)
Central 1333 (21.6) 609 (17.2) 810 (20.5)
East 575 (9.3) 378 (10.7) 709 (17.9)
Ulaanbaatar 1492 (24.1) 1041 (29.3) 694 (17.5)
  1. Improved drinking water sources: household connections, public standpipe, borehole, protected dug well, protected spring or rainwater collection. Improved sanitation facilities: connection to a public sewer, connection to a septic system, pour-flush latrine, simple pit latrine or ventilated improved pit latrine. aPercentages do not equal 100 due to missing data