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Table 7 Decomposition of concentration index for stunting (2000–2014)

From: Examining changes in maternal and child health inequalities in Ethiopia

  2000 2014
Elasticity Conc. index Contribution Elasticity Conc. index Contribution
Child age 1.639 −0.003 −0.004 2.202 −0.011 −0.025
Child age squared −0.862 −0.004 0.003 −1.168 −0.016 0.018
Sex (Male) 0.028 −0.004 0.000 0.031 0.010 0.000
Birth order 0.010 −0.068 −0.001 −0.048 −0.024 0.001
Wealth index −0.192 0.142 −0.027 −0.310 0.180 −0.056
Child HH members 0.038 −0.016 −0.001 0.000 −0.033 0.000
HH size −0.008 −0.025 0.000 0.057 0.005 0.000
Education (mother) −0.020 0.531 −0.011 −0.037 0.460 −0.017
Education (HH head) −0.018 0.347 −0.006 −0.026 0.349 −0.009
Residence (urban) 0.010 0.848 0.009 −0.013 0.709 −0.009
Region . . −0.005 . . −0.001
Residual . . 0.010 . . 0.055
Total . . −0.033 . . −0.042
  1. Notes: Child HH members are household members under 5 years of age. HH size is total household size. Regions are dummies for each region with one reference region (Tigray) omitted from the regressions
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