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Table 1 Descriptive results for the variables included in the analysis

From: Income inequality is associated with adolescent fertility in Brazil: a longitudinal multilevel analysis of 5,565 municipalities

  2000 2010
  Mean 95% CI Mean 95% CI
Adolescent fertilitya 8.01 7.95; 8.07 6.09 6.04; 6.14
Income inequalityb 0.57 0.56; 0.57 0.53 0.53; 0.53
Per capita income (R$) 586.50 577.27; 595.74 767.36 756.69; 778.03
Adult fertilityc 6.46 6.42; 6.51 5.14 5.11; 5.16
Mothers with 12 years or more of formal education (%) 11.68 11.51; 11.86 18.44 18.22; 18.65
Youth homicide rated 3.86 3.76; 3.96 4.05 3.96; 4.14
State-level inequalityb 0.61 0.61; 0.62 0.58 0.58; 0.58
  1. aRatio between the number of live births from women aged 15 to 19 and the number of women aged 15 to 19.
  2. bCalculated by the Gini Coefficient.
  3. cRatio between the number of live births from women aged 20 to 49 and the number of women aged 20 to 49.
  4. dHomicide rate (per 10,000) of 10 to 19 years old residents.
  5. Brazilian municipalities, 2000 and 2010.