Table 3

Distribution of indigenous children < 60 months by age group and sex, by region, First National Survey of Indigenous People’s Health and Nutrition, Brazil, 2008-2009
Characteristics All regions Region
studied North Central-West Northeast South/Southeast
Age group n = 6128 n = 2584 n = 1304 n = 1355 n = 885
 0 to 11 months 21.7% 22.4% 22.1% 20.5% 21.6%
CI:20.5-22.9 CI:21.2-23.7 CI:20.2-24.1 CI:18.7-22.5 CI:18.2-25.5
 12 to 23 months 19.3% 21.5% 17.0% 19.4% 19.3%
CI:18.0-20.6 CI:19.9-23.1 CI:13.9-20.6 CI:16.8-22.3 CI:16.6-22.4
 24 to 35 months 19.2% 19.3% 20.3% 19.4% 18.3%
CI:18.2-20.3 CI:17.5-21.1 CI:18.4-22.3 CI:17.0-22.0 CI:16.2-20.7
 36 to 47 months 20.8% 19.4% 19.6% 23.0% 20.8%
CI:19.7-21.8 CI:18.1-20.8 CI:18.4-20.8 CI:21.6-24.5 CI:18.1-23.9
 48 to 59 months 19.1% 17.4% 21.1% 17.6% 19.9%
CI:17.7-20.5 CI:16.3-18.6 CI:18.2-24.3 CI:16.1-19.3 CI:16.3-24.1
Sex n = 6127 n = 2584 n = 1303 n = 1355 n = 885
 Male 51.4% 50.7% 52.5% 52.3% 50.2%
CI:49.8-52.9 CI:49.1-52.3 CI:50.3-54.7 CI:49.3-55.3 CI:45.9-54.5
 Female 48.6% 49.3% 47.5% 47.7% 49.8%
CI:47.1-50.2 CI:47.7-50.9 CI:45.3-49.7 CI:44.7-50.7 CI:45.5-54.1

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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