Table 2

Descriptive statistics for the total population and target population (women and children) of villages and households investigated, by region, First National Survey of Indigenous People’s Health and Nutrition, Brazil, 2008-2009
Characteristics studied All regions Region
North Central-West Northeast South/Southeast
Villages
Total residents
 Mean/SD 716.4/1304.8 360.9/659.3 2494.8/2620.5 792.9/1103.5 472.3/403.8
 Min/max 30/7081 30/4642 74/7081 66/5200 81/1500
 Median 268 181 1407 517 320
Women from 14 to 49 years
 Mean/SD 151.0/281.7 78.0/143.1 560.8/601.2 134.8/100.2 102.6/91.0
 Min/max 8/1651 8/826 23/1651 14/411 14/352
 Median 56 33 357 108 69
Children < 5 years
 Mean/SD 120.0/223.0 63.2/95.4 457.6/463.5 99.4/139.4 75.2/70.3
 Min/max 5/1245 5/640 9/1245 11/606 7/252
 Median 41 34 206 49 48
Households
Total residents
 Mean/SD 6.1/3.0 7.4/3.4 5.5/2.6 5.2/2.5 5.4/2.4
 Min/max 1/41 2/41 1/24 1/25 2/20
 Median 6 7 5 5 5
Women from 14 to 49 years
 Mean/SD 1.4/0.8 1.6/1.0 1.3/0.6 1.4/0.8 1.3/0.7
 Min/max 0/11 0/11 0/5 0/5 0/5
 Median 1 1 1 1 1
Children < 5 years
 Mean/SD 1.2/1.0 1.5/1.1 1.2/1.0 1.0/1.0 1.0/1.0
 Min/max 0/11 0/11 0/7 0/5 0/7
 Median 1 1 1 1 1

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