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Table 1 Proportions and concentration indices for age-sex, education and geographic groups

From: Decomposing socioeconomic inequality for binary health outcomes: an improved estimation that does not vary by choice of reference group

Groups Proportion () Concentration index (C k )*
Age-sex (years)   
   Males aged 15-29 0.143 0.035
   Males aged 30-44 0.144 0.080
   Males aged 45-59 0.103 0.049
   Males aged 60+ 0.061 -0.247
   Females aged 15-29 0.170 0.024
   Females aged 30-44 0.176 0.059
   Females aged 45-59 0.123 -0.009
   Females aged 60+ 0.079 -0.251
Subtotal 1.000  
Education levels   
   No education 0.055 -0.321
   Primary level 0.585 -0.123
   High school level 0.258 0.125
   Higher level 0.101 0.570
Subtotal 1.000  
Regions   
   Bangkok 0.139 0.559
   Central region 0.215 0.179
   Northern region 0.195 -0.162
   Northeastern region 0.341 -0.256
   Southern region 0.110 0.024
Subtotal 1.000  
  1. Source: Thai Health and Welfare Survey 2003