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Table 1 Difference in selected background characteristics by urban-rural (%)

From: Regional inequalities in child malnutrition in Egypt, Jordan, and Yemen: a Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition analysis

Variable Egypt Jordan Yemen
  Total Urban Rural Total Urban Rural Total Urban Rural
Place of delivery: health facility 86.7 93.7 83.5 98.8 98.6 99.3 29.8 49.1 22.6
Women with secondary or higher education 65.7 77 59.6 90.1 91.1 85 12 24.6 6.2
Households using an improved water source 97.8 98.8 97.1 98.9 99.5 96.2 58.8 78.7 49.7
Households with improved. non-shared toilet facilities 76.6 94.3 64.4 99.7 99.8 99.5 44.8 83.4 27.2
Households with electricity 99.8 99.9 99.8 99.5 99.5 99.4 75.6 98.5 65.2
  1. Source: Authors’ compilation based on data from DHS