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Table 2 Descriptive Statistics of Nutrition Outcome Variables by countries

From: Assessing and decomposing inequality of opportunity in access to child health and nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from three countries with low human development index

Nutrition Outcome variables Blood tests (%) Stunting
Underweight (%)
Congo Democratic Republic 68.58 19.24 5.6 15.72
Guinea Bissau 51.85 18.34 5.93 10.7
Mali 69.17 15.09 11.56 16.99
  1. Source: Authors, based on MICS data
  2. Note: the values in the column “Blood tests” are relative to the percentage of children whose mothers have had a blood sample