Table 4

Distribution of indigenous women from 14 to 49 years by age group and schooling, 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 = 6692 n = 2564 n = 1295 n = 1769 n = 1064
14 to 19 years 25.2% 26.1% 25.2% 22.9% 26.3%
CI:23.9-26.5 CI:24.0-28.3 CI:22.9-27.7 CI:20.2-25.9 CI:23.6-29.2
20 to 29 years 38.4% 36.7% 39.9% 39.5% 37.7%
CI:36.8-40.1 CI:34.4-39.0 CI:36.0-43.9 CI:36.0-43.0 CI:34.1-41.4
30 to 39 years 24.1% 25.5% 23.7% 25.2% 22.6%
CI:23.0-25.3 CI:23.6-27.5 CI:20.8-26.9 CI:23.2-27.3 CI:20.5-25.0
40 to 49 years 12.3% 11.7% 11.2% 12.4% 13.4%
CI:11.3-13.3 CI:10.3-13.2 CI:9.9-12.7 CI:9.9-15.5 CI:11.5-15.4
Schooling n = 6643 n = 2523 n = 1294 n = 1766 n = 1060
None 15.2% 16.5% 21.9% 8.2% 14.6%
CI:12.1-18.8 CI:11.5-23.2 CI:14.8-31.1 CI:4.8-13.8 CI:.9.0-22.9
1-4 years 38.0% 43.8% 39.0% 36.4% 34.4%
CI:35.1-40.9 CI:39.0-48.7 CI:33.4-45.0 CI:28.9-44.7 CI:29.6-39.5
5-9 years 28.3% 27.1% 27.8% 25.6% 31.7%
CI:25.8-30.9 CI:23.0-31.7 CI:21.7-34.8 CI:21.0-31.0 CI:26.6-37.2
10 years or + 18.6 12.6 11.3 29.7 19.3
CI:15.0-22.9 CI:9.0-17.3 CI:6.4-19.0 CI:21.8-39.1 CI:12.9-27.9

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Coimbra et al.

Coimbra et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:52   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-52

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