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Table 1 Percentage distribution of households by wealth quintiles, residence and region, The Gambia MIS 2010/11

From: Does socio-economic status explain the differentials in malaria parasite prevalence? Evidence from The Gambia

Wealth quintiles
Residence Poorest Second Middle Fourth Richest Total Number of households
Urban 0.4 4.5 16.2 35.1 43.8 100 1,908
Rural 34.7 31.7 22.9 8.7 2.1 100 2,538
Total 20 20 20 20 20 100 4,446
Health region  
Western Region 1.1 6.7 16.1 31.1 45.0 100 1,680
North Bank West Region 24.3 32.4 25.7 13.6 4.0 100 448
North Bank East Region 10.7 31.6 27.6 23.0 7.0 100 456
Lower River Region 15.0 41.2 28.9 10.4 4.6 100 454
Central River Region 54.2 23.6 13.2 6.3 2.7 100 937
Upper River Region 29.1 17.0 25.9 20.2 7.9 100 471
Total 20 20 20 20 20 100 4,446
  1. Source: The Gambia MIS 2010/11 Report, June 2012.