Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Low infant mortality among Palestine refugees despite the odds

Flavia Riccardo, Ali Khader & Guido Sabatinelli

Volume 89, Number 4, April 2011, 304-311

Table 1. Size, sex and age at registration of the sample population by field of operations of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, 2008

Field Sample Males (%) Mean age (days) at registration (SD)
Jordan 3461 1679 (48.5) 21.7 (± 22.2)
Lebanon 1776 902 (50.9) 14.3 (± 13.3)
Syrian Arab Republic 3128 1542 (49.3) 15.5 (± 13.8)
West Bank 2130 1078 (50.7) 21.8 (± 16.4)
Gaza Strip 3707 1895 (51.1) 8.1 (± 5.2)

SD, standard deviation.