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Table 2 Prevalence of stunted indigenous and nonindienous children under-five according to place of residence and wealth tertiles

From: Ethnic inequalities and trends in stunting prevalence among Guatemalan children: an analysis using national health surveys 1995–2014

Ethnic group Year Place of residence Wealth tertiles
Rural
% (95% CI)
Urban
% (95% CI)
Poorest
% (95% CI)
Middle
% (95% CI)
Wealthiest
% (95% CI)
Indigenous 1995 73.6 (71.4; 75.7) 68.7 (62.5; 74.3) 74.3 (71.7; 76.7) 73.4 (70.0; 76.4) 46.4 (35.5; 57.6)
1998 74.1 (69.9; 77.8) 71.8 (62.7; 79.3) 73.7 (69.3; 77.7) 76.5 (68.4; 83.0) 47.9 (25.4; 71.3)
2002 78.3 (76.2; 80.2) 65.5 (59.9; 70.5) 80.4 (78.4; 82.3) 68.6 (63.5; 73.2) 45.9 (36.6; 55.5)
2008 67.7 (65.5; 69.8) 52.3 (48.8; 55.8) 70.7 (68.5; 72.8) 58.3 (54.8; 61.8) 33.9 (28.2; 40.2)
2014 63.8 (61.0; 66.5) 53.4 (48.8; 58.0) 67.1 (64.3; 69.7) 51.5 (47.7; 55.3) 34.8 (27.7; 42.7)
Absolute difference (pp)   −9.8 −15.3 −7.2 −21.9 −11.6
Nonindigenous 1995 51.6 (48.1; 55.0) 30.6 (25.6; 36.0) 62.9 (59.3; 66.3) 44.7 (41.4; 48.1) 18.9 (15.6; 22.8)
1998 51.4 (45.2; 57.5) 29.9 (22.4; 38.6) 66.2 (60.6; 71.4) 42.4 (36.9; 48.1) 17.7 (13.4; 22.8)
2002 47.2 (44.0; 50.4) 31.2 (27.3; 35.3) 59.9 (56.2; 63.4) 37.2 (33.3; 41.3) 20.1 (15.7; 25.2)
2008 44.2 (41.8; 46.6) 23.9 (21.4; 26.6) 56.5 (53.4; 59.5) 37.1 (34.1; 40.2) 17.7 (15.1; 20.6)
2014 40.5 (37.7; 43.3) 25.4 (22.9; 28.0) 52.9 (49.6; 56.2) 28.9 (26.7; 31.3) 14.3 (12.1; 16.8)
Absolute difference (pp)   −11.1 −5.2 −10.0 −15.8 −4.6
  1. Absolute difference Stunting prevalence in 2014 - stunting prevalence in 1995 for each subgroup