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Table 3 Variation in indicators of child health by country

From: Health and wealth in Mesoamerica: findings from Salud Mesomérica 2015

Country MMR immunizationa (%) Complete immunizationb,c (%) Wastingb (%)
Overall Range across mun. Range across segments Overall Range across mun. Range across segments Overall Range across mun. Range across segments
El Salvador 78.5 73.2 - 86.4 47.4 - 100 70.0 64.2 - 84.0 33.3 - 100 2.4 0 - 4.2 0 - 28.6
Guatemala 88.4 72.0 - 94.3 38.2 - 100 16.0 0 - 50.0 0 - 60.0 1.6 0 - 4.0 0 - 13.3
Honduras 95.1 88.7 - 100 74.1 - 100 40.0 4.9 - 64.3 0 - 69.7 1.5 0 - 4.0 0 - 10.0
Mexico 79.5 33.7 - 100 32.7 - 100 40.2 9.8 - 90.2 0 - 100 1.4 0 - 5.4 0 - 100
Nicaragua 92.9 70.4 - 97.8 64.0 - 100 49.6 26.9 - 62.0 17.6 - 75.8 1.5 0 - 4.7 0 - 10.3
Panamae 90.5 89.5 - 90.8 50.0 - 100 18.0 10.9 - 20.5 0 - 48.4 2.8 1.8 - 3.2 0 - 16.7
  Stuntingb (%) ORS coverageb,d (%)  
  Overall Range across mun. Range across segments Overall Range across mun. Range across segments  
El Salvador 16.3 2.2 - 34.6 0 - 57.6 64.2 0 - 91.8 0 - 100  
Guatemala 59.2 21.5 - 79.9 11.1 - 86.0 60.9 0 – 100 0 - 100  
Honduras 22.2 3.4 - 53.0 0 - 66.7 54.8 0 – 100 0 - 100  
Mexico 36.9 3.4 - 74.1 0 - 80.0 50.5 0 – 100 0 - 100  
Nicaragua 14.0 0 - 28.0 0 - 33.3 53.9 9.0 - 100 0 - 100  
Panamae 55.9 33.0 - 63.9 0 - 83.5 57.5 57.4 - 57.7 0 - 100  
  1. Mun. municipalities, ORS oral rehydration salts
  2. aMMR: measles, mumps, rubella (1 dose); children 12–59 months
  3. bChildren 0–59 months
  4. cComplete immunization for age according to national immunization scheme
  5. dCoverage of ORS among children with symptoms of diarrhea in the past two weeks
  6. eIn Panama, these are provinces, not municipalities