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Table 4 Oaxaca decomposition for changes in stunting inequality between 1996/97 & 2014

From: Erratum to: Trends and determinants of inequities in childhood stunting in Bangladesh from 1996/7 to 2014

  E: Elasticity C: Conc. Index t:2014 (t-1): 1996/97  
Variation (1) Variation (2)
Variables Et (Ct-Ct-1) Ct-1 (Et-Et-1) Et-1 (Ct-Ct-1) Ct (Et-Et-1) Total %
Child's age −0.007 −0.007 −0.004 −0.010 −0.014 16.66
Child's age squared 0.019 0.006 0.007 0.018 0.025 −29.79
Birth Order 0.002 0.002 −0.001 0.005 0.004 −4.52
Antenatal visit to doctor 0.007 −0.009 0.003 −0.005 −0.002 2.63
Delivery at health facility 0.013 −0.022 0.001 −0.010 −0.009 10.58
Early initiation of breastfeeding −0.004 0.003 0.002 −0.003 −0.001 0.68
Maternal Schooling (years) 0.038 −0.052 0.010 −0.024 −0.015 17.16
Paternal Schooling (years) 0.003 0.007 0.004 0.005 0.009 −11.13
Maternal CED (Chronic Energy Deficiency) −0.003 0.000 −0.002 −0.001 −0.003 4.03
Maternal short stature (<145 cm) −0.007 −0.001 −0.005 −0.002 −0.008 8.98
Wealth Index −0.013 −0.009 −0.009 −0.013 −0.022 25.82
Residual      −0.050 58.89
Total 0.047 −0.082 0.006 −0.041 −0.085  
  1. Note: Variation 1 (2) uses Et (Et-1) and Ct-1 (Ct) to weight changes in C and E respectively. See Wagstaff et al. (2003) for details