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Table 1 Background information at baseline of HDSS in León and Cuatro Santos, Nicaragua

From: Comparing progress toward the millennium development goal for under-five mortality in León and Cuatro Santos, Nicaragua, 1990–2008

  León Cuatro Santos
  Rural Urban Total Total
Households (n) 3,273 7,271 10,994 4,451
Population (n) 16,412 38,235 54,647 24,535
Women (15–49 years) (n) 4,001 11,215 15,216 5,844
Total fertility rate 3.0 2.0 2.2 2.8
Percentage of women with primary education (15–49 years) (SE1) 39.4 (0.77) 82.9 (0.35) 71.4 (0.36) 50.6 (0.65)
Percentage of households with piped drinking water (SE) 15.9 (0.63) 95.5 (0.24) 71.8 (0.42) 18.0 (0.57)
Percentage of households with latrine (SE) 83.0 (0.65) 98.3 (0.15) 93.8 (0.22) 73.4 (0.66)
  1. 1SE: Standard Errors as percentage.