Table 1

Ethnicity distribution of women and their live born children

Ethnicity

Women

Children

Number of children/woman

N

N

mean

SD


Balanta

1658

6059

3.7

2.2

Beafada

2778

11796

4.2

2.7

Fula

1361

5491

4.0

2.5

other

2056

8865

4.3

2.6

missing

1

4

4

-


Total

7854

32215

4.1

2.6


SD standard deviation

Fazzio et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:683   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-683

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