Table 1 Distribution of Bolivian women in each survey according to sociodemographic characteristics

From: Changes in the nutritional status of Bolivian women 1994–1998: demographic and social predictors

Characteristic 1994 survey N(percent) 1998 survey N(percent)
By geographical region   
High plateau 888 (45) 1105 (43)
Low lands 478 (25) 706 (27)
Valley 583 (30) 767 (30)
By place of residence   
Urban 1060 (54) 1542 (60)
Rural 889 (46) 1036 (40)
By educational attainment   
No education 285 (15) 284 (11)
Primary 904 (46) 1160 (45)
Secondary 644 (33) 850 (33)
Higher 116 (6) 284 (11)
By age group (y)   
20–24 500 (26) 696 (27)
25–29 549 (29) 722 (28)
30–34 414 (22) 541 (21)
35–39 312 (16) 413 (16)
40–49 174 (7) 206 (8)
By language spoken at home   
Spanish 1257 (65) 1925 (75)
Aymara 211 (11) 188 (7)
Quechua 439 (22) 429 (16)
Others (foreign and Guarani) 42 (2) 36 (2)
Total number of women 1949 2578