Table 2

Descriptive data

CountryEgypt 2005Honduras 2005Kenya 2003Malawi 2004Rwanda 2005
No of survey respondents in U2 mortality analysis34949918317162672055
Respondent's age (years)
 15–2411.0%20.5%21.5%28.1%11.7%
 25–2924.7%26.2%28.0%28.7%25.0%
 30–3425.1%22.4%22.4%18.9%27.6%
 35–3921.5%15.7%15.2%11.6%15.2%
 ≥4017.7%15.3%13.0%12.7%20.5%
Respondent's education
 None32.1%8.4%15.4%29.4%29.8%
 Primary14.8%67.6%61.4%62.2%62.3%
 ≥Secondary education53.1%24.1%23.1%8.4%7.9%
Number of live children
 0/137.2%42.9%35.4%38.9%33.6%
 2/342.7%32.0%35.6%36.1%39.0%
 ≥420.0%25.2%29.1%25.0%27.4%
Wealth ranking
 Poorest19.7%19.3%21.2%19.0%21.9%
 Poorer16.8%19.6%20.5%21.7%22.6%
 Middle20.2%20.9%19.7%22.6%20.2%
 Richer21.7%21.4%18.6%19.9%20.7%
 Richest21.5%18.8%20.1%16.8%14.5%
Place of residence
 Urban42.6%48.0%19.7%14.0%12.3%
Exposed to IPV
 Physical IPV only29.2%10.6%29.3%14.5%25.7%
 Sexual IPV only0.6%1.1%3.2%6.5%3.1%
 Physical and sexual IPV6.3%3.8%13.6%7.4%11.3%
 Both/either physical or sexual IPV36.2%15.5%46.2%28.5%40.2%
 No of children contributing data to U2 mortality analysis6245182556480127904860
 Incidence of U2 death4.5%3.6%10.0%14.2%15.2%
No of survey respondents in stunting analysis25166748242649241840
No of children contributing to stunting analysis32428562329263612587
Prevalence of global stunting25.4%31.0%39.6%58.0%56.7%
Prevalence of severe stunting10.6%9.8%15.7%29.7%27.5%
  • IPV, intimate partner violence; U2, under 2 years of age.