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Table 1 Extent and trends of obesity prevalence among non-pregnant women across socio-economic and area-based subpopulation in Lesotho from 2004 to 2014

From: Time trends in socio-economic, urban-rural and regional disparities in prevalence of obesity among non-pregnant women in Lesotho: evidence from Lesotho demographic and health surveys (2004–2014)

Dimension of inequalities 2004   2009   2014  
Estimate (95%CI) Popn Estimate (95%CI) Popn Estimate (95%CI) Popn
Economic status
 Quintile 1 (poorest) 8.12 (5.53, 11.78) 417 7.14 (4.80, 10.50) 530 6.21 (4.41, 8.68) 446
 Quintile 2 9.86 (7.62, 12.68) 562 12.86 (10.24, 16.03) 599 16.05 (12.43, 20.47) 520
 Quintile 3 14.81 (11.54, 18.80) 563 12.84 (10.14, 16.13) 654 16.19 (12.96, 20.04) 591
 Quintile 4 18.36 (15.00, 22.27) 712 16.23 (13.76, 19.05) 912 25.50 (21.43, 30.06) 761
 Quintile 5 (richest) 24.11 (21.24, 27.23) 888 29.93 (26.22, 33.92) 981 27.31 (23.17, 31.90) 835
Education status
 No education 13.37 (7.11, 23.73) 60 12.40 (5.63, 25.12) 42 19.12 (6.11, 46.18) 34
 Primary school 15.70 (13.91, 17.67) 1838 15.81 (13.88, 17.94) 1735 18.56 (16.04, 21.39) 1235
 Secondary school + 17.76 (15.43, 20.35) 1244 19.01 (16.83, 21.39) 1900 20.87 (18.46, 23.51) 1884
Residence
 Rural 15.63 (14.19, 17.20) 2390 14.20 (12.80, 15.72) 2471 18.34 (16.30, 20.59) 2031
 Urban 19.12 (16.01, 22.66) 753 24.02 (20.65, 27.75) 1207 22.85 (18.79, 27.49) 1123
Region
 01 butha-buthe 17.65 (13.82, 22.27) 203 20.38 (16.26, 25.23) 172 24.68 (19.74, 30.39) 189
 02 leribe 19.96 (16.22, 24.32) 453 16.65 (13.27, 20.68) 640 20.77 (15.76, 26.85) 497
 03 berea 14.27 (11.01, 18.31) 366 22.59 (17.54, 28.59) 511 21.55 (17.82, 25.82) 418
 04 maseru 17.09 (14.27, 20.33) 808 18.49 (15.55, 21.84) 964 21.92 (16.87, 27.97) 868
 05 mafeteng 19.54 (15.21, 24.73) 358 22.57 (17.50, 28.59) 345 22.69 (17.43, 28.98) 264
 06 mohales hoek 17.35 (14.39, 20.77) 315 15.77 (10.20, 23.57) 311 21.02 (15.82, 27.37) 265
 07 quthing 16.69 (12.47, 21.98) 198 14.62 (11.12, 18.98) 196 19.70 (13.89, 27.17) 162
 08 qashas nek 12.90 (6.97, 22.66) 106 14.67 (10.61, 19.93) 111 16.97 (12.04, 23.39) 93
 09 mokhotlong 9.57 (5.45, 16.26) 155 6.99 (4.67, 10.34) 175 8.12 (5.94, 11.01) 167
 10 thaba-tseka 8.15 (4.38, 14.65) 178 8.38 (5.18, 13.29) 250 9.47 (6.06, 14.49) 228