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Table 2 Percentage of stunting among children aged 3–59 months by socioeconomic status

From: Inequalities in stunting among under-five children in Tanzania: decomposing the concentration indexes using demographic health surveys from 2004/5 to 2015/6

Survey year   Wealth quintiles   
Poorest Poorer Middle Richer Richest
TDHS 2004/5 792 (52.3) 691 (50.2) 653 (48.8) 625 (46) 235 (23)
TDHS 2010 651 (49.3) 670 (46.1) 600 (45.5) 485 (39.5) 238 (26.6)
 Difference (% point) −3 −4.1 −3.3 −6.5 3.6
TDHS 2010 651 (49.3) 670 (46.1) 600 (45.5) 485 (39.5) 238 (26.6)
TDHS 2015/6 777 (41.5) 713 (40.6) 664 (40.2) 506 (30.2) 287 (20)
 Difference (% point) −7.8 −5.5 −5.3 −9.3 −6.6
TDHS 2004/5 792 (52.3) 691 (50.2) 653 (48.8) 625 (46) 235 (23)
TDHS 2015/6 777 (41.5) 713 (40.6) 664 (40.2) 506 (30.2) 287 (20)
 Difference (% point) −10.8 −9.6 −8.6 −15.8 −3
  1. TDHS represents Tanzania Demographic and Health Surveys.