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Table 1 Prevalence and overtime changes of childhood stunting across socio-economic, sex and area-based characteristics in Sudan from 2010 to 2014

From: Inequalities in childhood stunting: evidence from Sudan multiple indicator cluster surveys (2010–2014)

Dimension of inequality 2010 2014
Estimate (95%CI) Popn Estimate (95%CI) Popn
Economic status
 Quintile 1 (poorest) 41.61 (39.07, 44.19) 2909 44.03 (39.63, 48.53) 2126
 Quintile 2 42.44 (40.27, 44.64) 2528 47.25 (44.38, 50.15) 2235
 Quintile 3 36.86 (34.61, 39.16) 2491 43.64 (40.73, 46.58) 2481
 Quintile 4 27.02 (24.54, 29.66) 2218 33.77 (30.84, 36.82) 2462
 Quintile 5 (richest) 13.85 (11.60, 16.46) 1631 21.06 (17.64, 24.95) 2027
Education
 No education 39.42 (37.77, 41.11) 6501 46.82 (44.23, 49.43) 4504
 Primary school 30.20 (28.17, 32.30) 3595 37.78 (35.61, 40.01) 4055
 Secondary school +  21.81 (18.82, 25.14) 1595 25.08 (22.38, 27.99) 2760
Residence
 Rural 37.83 (36.30, 39.39) 8553 42.88 (40.83, 44.95) 8005
 Urban 24.54 (21.92, 27.37) 3227 27.08 (24.46, 29.87) 3327
Sex     
 Female 31.89 (30.30, 33.54) 5828 36.08 (34.09, 38.13) 5555
 Male 36.44 (34.75, 38.17) 5951 40.31 (38.32, 42.34) 5777
Region
 Northern Northern 23.21 (19.73, 27.09) 153 22.56 (18.07, 27.80) 208
 River Nile River Nile 29.81 (23.49, 37.02) 334 29.50 (23.92, 35.76) 335
 Red Sea Red Sea 51.95 (45.23, 58.59) 175 45.44 (37.87, 53.22) 178
 Kassala Kassala 48.16 (44.35, 51.99) 691 48.77 (41.20, 56.39) 400
 Gadarif Gadarif 39.14 (33.91, 44.64) 625 45.97 (39.57, 52.52) 657
 Khartoum Khartoum 21.67 (17.34, 26.72) 1702 21.86 (16.95, 27.73) 1593
 Gezira Gezira 28.41 (24.05, 33.21) 1579 41.59 (37.13, 46.18) 2045
 Wite Nile White Nile 35.59 (31.99, 39.36) 595 36.60 (31.44, 42.10) 561
 Sinnar Sinnar 46.04 (39.91, 52.29) 458 38.07 (32.19, 44.33) 465
 Blue Nile Blue Nile 36.72 (32.56, 41.10) 554 46.67 (42.15, 51.24) 655
 North Kordofan North Kordofan 45.52 (41.13, 49.98) 1195 40.80 (35.92, 45.86) 730
 South Kordofan South Kordofana 35.83 (31.71, 40.18) 548 40.61 (36.38, 44.99) 413
 North Darfura West Kordofan 34.42 929.46, 39.75) a 878 42.53 (29.82, 56.32) 383
 West Darfura North Darfor 35.98 (32.47, 39.64) a 631 45.90 (41.45, 50.41) 758
 South Darfura West Darfor 30.73 (27.16, 34.56) a 1655 35.22 (27.72, 43.54) 217
 NA South Darfor NA NA 34.20 (27.47, 41.62) 1119
 NA Central Darfor NA NA 47.48 (40.89, 54.16) 156
 NA East Darfor NA NA 46.59 (41.66, 51.59) 452
 National Average   34.1   38.2  
  1. NA Not applicable since the region for 2010 survey are limited to fifteen, *indicate 2010 Region and their correspondence Prevalence, Popn population, CI Confidence Interval