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Table 3 Changes in socioeconomic (poor:rich) inequalities in mortality for different ages

From: Does health intervention improve socioeconomic inequalities of neonatal, infant and child mortality? Evidence from Matlab, Bangladesh

Study area/mortality Poor:Rich Concentration Index
  1983–5 (1) 1988–0 (2) 1993–5 (3) 1998–0 (4) (4):(1) (% diff.) 1983–5 (6) 1988–0 (7) 1993–5 (8) 1998–0 (9) (9):(6) (% diff.)
Neonatal:           
   1:ICDDR,B 1.10 1.45 1.41 2.00 +81.8% -0.068 -0.136 -0.088 -0.194 185.3%
   2:Government 1.04 1.29 1.53 1.63 +56.7% -0.051 -0.099 -0.033 -0.090 76.5%
   Row 1-Row 2      +25.1      
Infant:           
   1:ICDDR,B 1.09 1.50 1.53 1.97 +80.7% -0.081 -0.146 -0.107 -0.198 144.4%
   2:Government 1.25 1.29 1.54 1.96 +56.8% -0.087 -0.099 -0.032 -0.199 128.7%
   Row 1-Row 2      +23.9      
1–4 years           
   1:ICDDR,B 2.29 2.17 2.03 1.13 -50.6% -0.197 -0.216 -0.152 -0.090 -54.3%
   2:Government 1.72 2.67 2.12 4.36 +153.5% -0.185 -0.241 -0.143 -0.208 12.4%
   Row 1-Row 2      -204.1      
Under-5           
   1:ICDDR,B 1.33 1.65 1.63 1.74 +30.8% -0.114 -0.161 -0.118 -0.176 54.4%
   2:Government 1.40 1.56 1.69 2.28 +116.3% -0.117 -0.136 -0.057 -0.138 17.9%
   Row 1-Row 2      -85.5      
  1. Figures in bold preceded by a plus sign denote increases in inequality that were larger in the ICDDR,B area than in the government area. Minus signs before bold figures refer to inequality increases that were smaller (or decreases that were larger) in the ICDDR,B area