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Table 1 Proportion of Developmentally Vulnerable Children in the different Early Development Domains (with standard errors)

From: Bayesian spatial modelling of early childhood development in Australian regions

  Physical health and wellbeing (%) Social competence (%) Emotional maturity (%) Language and cognitive skills (%) Communication and general knowledge (%)
Overall (n = 335, m = 4) 9.6 (0.24) 9.8 (0.22) 8.4 (0.18) 6.6 (0.30) 8.2 (0.25)
By State/Territory
New South Wales (n = 91, m = 2) 8.5 (0.32) 9.2 (0.30) 6.8 (0.22) 5.2 (0.29) 8.0 (0.33)
Victoria (n = 66) 8.2 (0.37) 8.8 (0.33) 8.1 (0.29) 6.4 (0.35) 7.4 (0.36)
Queensland (n = 82) 12.3 (0.43) 11.9 (0.35) 10.5 (0.31) 8.0 (0.41) 10.1 (0.40)
Western Australia (n = 34) 8.9 (0.56) 7.4 (0.57) 7.7 (0.45) 6.6 (0.77) 7.0 (0.50)
South Australia (n = 28) 10.8 (0.74) 11.5 (0.75) 10.8 (0.66) 7.2 (0.72) 8.4 (0.60)
Tasmania (n = 15) 9.5 (0.95) 8.8 (0.64) 9.2 (0.76) 8.0 (0.64) 5.7 (0.64)
Australian Capital Territory (n = 10, m = 2) 12.1 (0.93) 12.3 (1.29) 9.9 (0.98) 6.4 (0.63) 7.8 (0.79)
Northern Territory (n = 9) 17.6 (3.18) 17.8 (3.24) 14.9 (2.24) 19.6 (5.92) 16.7 (4.35)
  1. n is the number of SA3s in each of states/territories
  2. m is the number of SA3s that have non-valid data in each of the states/territories, and there are 4 SA3s with non-valid data (2 in New South Wales and 2 in the Australian Capital Territory)