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Table 1 Mean values of the variables analyzed for 16 Bogota’s localities (2003–2007)

From: Primary health care contribution to improve health outcomes in Bogota-Colombia: a longitudinal ecological analysis

Variables Mean 2003 Mean 2007 Change 2007–2003
QLI 89,42 90,25 0,83*
Insurance coverage to the contributory regimen (%) 80,87 73,25 −7,62*
Insurance coverage to the subsidized regimen (%) 19,13 24,37 −5,24*
Households with access to sewerage (%) 99,14 99,6 0,46
Coverage of Home Health program (%) 0 33,14 33,14*
Under-5 mortality rate (Per 10000 children under 5 years) 32,81 31,14 −1,67
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births) 15,42 14,24 −1,18
Infant mortality rate by ADD (per 1000 live births) 0,26 0,105 −0,16
Infant mortality rate by pneumonia (per 1000 live births) 9,74 0,71 −9,03*
Acute malnutrition in children under −5 years (% of children under 5) 6,4 5,2 −1,20*
Prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding (% of infants under 6 months) 70,8 73,9 3,10
Vaccination coverage for DPT (% of children under 1) 81,5 91,9 10,40*
  1. *p<0,05 from paired t-test.