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Table 2 Decomposition analysis of CI of child health outcomes 2007

From: The impact of primary healthcare in reducing inequalities in child health outcomes, Bogotá – Colombia: an ecological analysis

Variables Coefficients Elasticities Concentration indices Contributions to C
Absolute Relative (%)
Under-5 mortality rate
PHCI −0.144 −0.330 −0.024 0.008 −24.52
insurance coverage −0.008 −0.019 0.102 −0.002 6.25
sewerage coverage 0.016 0.054 0.003 0.000 −0.47
Residual     −0.030 94.22
Total     −0.032  
Infant mortality rate
PHCI −0.061 −0.310 −0.024 0.007 −19.08
insurance coverage −0.007 −0.038 0.102 −0.004 10.06
sewerage coverage 0.006 0.043 0.003 0.000 −0.31
Residual     −0.035 90.25
Total     −0.038  
Acute malnutrition in children under 5 years
PHCI −0.008 −0.106 −0.024 0.002 −7.28
insurance coverage −0.009 −0.124 0.102 −0.013 37.05
sewerage coverage 0.115 2.188 0.003 0.006 −17.58
Residual     −0.030 87.81
Total     −0.034  
Vaccination coverage for DPT
PHCI 0.081 0.063 −0.024 −0.001 20.90
insurance coverage −0.012 −0.009 0.102 −0.001 13.48
sewerage coverage 0.131 0.147 0.003 0.000 −5.68
Residual     −0.005 71.30
Total     −0.007