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Table 3 Demographics of Syrian refugee children aged 6 to 59 months assessed by IOM, 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2016

From: Nutritional profile of Syrian refugee children before resettlement

Characteristic Jordan (n (%)) Lebanon (n (%)) Turkey (n (%)) Greece (n (%)) Egypt (n (%)) Iraq (n (%)) All (n (%))
Number of children 6267 5645 1020 969 352 299 14,552
Age (mo)
 Mean age (SD)* 34.1 (15.6) 35.1 (15.4) 34.0 (15.5) 32.4 (15.7) 36.0 (15.3) 33.3 (15.4) 34.4 (15.5)
 Median age (IQR)** 35.0 (26.8) 35.9 (25.9) 34.4 (26.7) 31.5 (27.6) 38.4 (25.9) 33.3 (25.3) 35.2 (26.5)
Age group (mo)
 6 to 11 613 (9.8) 471 (8.3) 101 (9.9) 100 (10.3) 24 (6.8) 29 (9.7) 1338 (9.2)
 12 to 23 1351 (21.6) 1122 (19.9) 217 (21.3) 260 (26.8) 64 (18.2) 67 (22.4) 3081 (21.2)
 24 to 35 1311 (20.9) 1234 (21.9) 218 (21.4) 217 (22.4) 77 (21.9) 74 (24.8) 3131 (21.5)
 36 to 47 1522 (24.3) 1390 (24.6) 246 (24.1) 186 (19.2) 84 (23.4) 68 (22.7) 3496 (24.0)
 48 to 59 1470 (23.5) 1428 (25.3) 238 (23.3) 206 (21.3) 103 (29.3) 61 (20.4) 3506 (24.1)
Sex
 Male 3187 (50.9) 2972 (52.7) 549 (53.8) 481 (49.6) 174 (49.4) 147 (49.2) 7510 (51.6)
 Female 3080 (49.2) 2673 (47.4) 471 (46.2) 488 (50.4) 178 (50.6) 152 (50.8) 7042 (48.4)
Family size***
 1 to 5 2663 (50.4) 2680 (60.3) 371 (66.3) 150 (70.4) 142 (60.4) 103 (69.6) 6109 (56.2)
 6 to 10 2581 (48.9) 1711 (38.5) 189 (33.8) 62 (29.1) 93 (39.6) 43 (29.1) 4679 (43.0)
 11 and up 38 (0.7) 48 (1.1) 0 1 (0.5) 0 2 (1.4) 89 (0.82)
Population type***
 In-camp 54 (1.6) no camp 24 (2.4) no camp no camp 12 (8.8) 90 (0.8)
 Out-camp 3343 (98.4)   996 (97.6)    125 (91.2) 11,430 (99.3)
  1. *SD, standard deviation
  2. **IQR, interquartile range
  3. ***Data on family size and population type only available for 79.2% (n = 11,520) of the sample