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Table 3 Regional variation of prevalence rate and risk of stunting in Ethiopia, DHS 2011

From: Exploring spatial variations and factors associated with childhood stunting in Ethiopia: spatial and multilevel analysis

Region Weighted number Weighted Prevalence of stunting (95 % CI) Excess Risk
Stunted Normal
Tigray 346. 332 51.0(47.3–54.8) 1.15
Afar 50 52 51.0(41.3–60.6) 1.15
Amhara 1175 1,088 51.9(49.9–54.0) 1.17
Oromiya 1,838 2,594 41.5(40.0–43.0) 0.93
Somali 92 189 32.7(27.5–38.5) 0.73
Benishangul-Gumuz 58 60 49.4(40.2–58.1) 1.11
SNNPa 965 1204 44.5(42.4–46.6) 1.0
Gambella 9 23 28.0(14.7–45.4) 0.63
Harari 7 16 30.3(14.4–51.1) 0.68
Addis Ababa 39 144 21.7(15.8–27.6) 0.48
Dire Dawa 12 22 36.4(21.4–53.6) 0.79
Place of Residence     
 Urban 391 876 30.8(28.4–33.5) 0.69
 Rural 4,202 4,844 46.4(45.4–47.5) 1.04
Total 4,593 5721 44.5(43.6–45.5)  
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