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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the newborn according to year of birth in indigenous and non indigenous newborns

From: Absence of disparities in anthropometric measures among Chilean indigenous and non-indigenous newborns

Year Total births Mothers age (years) Male/Female Multiple births Weeks of gestation Prematurity* Mothers schooling (%)
  (n) Mean (SD) ×100 (%) (mean) (%) University Secondary Basic None
2000            
   Indigenous 16,726 26.2 (6.6) 104.5 1.2 38.8 5.9 7.6 51.1 40.6 0.6
   Non indigenous 221,184 26.9 (6.6) 105.5 1.7 38.7 6.0 19.2 59.2 21.2 0.2
2001            
   Indigenous 17,043 26.6 (6.7) 103.7 1.6 38.8 5.4 6.9 50.9 41.6 0.6
   Non indigenous 220,060 27.0 (6.7) 103.6 1.9 38.7 6.0 18.0 59.1 22.4 0.2
2002            
   Indigenous 14,594 26.7 (6.7) 103.6 1.5 38.8 5.8 7.6 50.4 41.4 0.6
   Non indigenous 216,531 27.1 (6.7) 104.3 1.9 38.7 6.3 19.0 59.4 21.2 0.2
2003            
   Indigenous 15,030 26.9 (6.7) 104.6 1.7 38.8 6.5 8.5 51.9 39.1 0.5
   Non indigenous 214,993 27.2 (6.7) 104.4 1.8 38.7 6.5 20.6 59.0 20.2 0.2
2004            
   Indigenous 15,273 26.9 (6.9) 102.9 1.4 38.8 6.1 9.0 52.7 37.9 0.4
   Non indigenous 215,079 27.3 (6.7) 104.0 1.8 38.6 6.9 22.0 58.7 19.1 0.2
Total            
   Indigenous 78,666 26.7 (6.7) 103.7 1.5 38.8 5.9 7.6 51.1 40.7 0.6
   Non indigenous 1.087,847 27.1 (6.7) 104.5 1.8 38.7 6.4 19.3 59.2 21.2 0.2
  1. * births prior to 37 weeks of gestation