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Table 14 Trends in wasting among Ghanaian children by place of residence, 0-36 Months 1993 to 2008 with 95% CI

From: An analysis of socio-demographic patterns in child malnutrition trends using Ghana demographic and health survey data in the period 1993–2008

  1993 1998 2003 2008    
  % C.I % C.I % C.I % C.I p X 2 Total N
Residence            
Urban            
Male 11.6 8.3, 15.9 9.0 5.7, 13.9 8,5 5.6, 12.7 11.1 7.3, 16.6 0,549 2.115 1001
Female 8.9 6.0, 13.0 8.6 5.3, 13.7 9,4 6.4, 13.5 9.6 6.5, 13.9 0,981 .178 977
Rural            
Male 17.1 14.5, 20.1 17.2 14.4, 20.5 12,7 10.3, 15.6 14.6 11.5, 18.4 0,078 6,821 2555
Female 15.4 12.9, 18.3 12.6 10.2, 15.4 11,4 9.1, 14.2 12.6 9.8, 16.0 0,166 5,078 2598