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Table 2 Inequality – adjusted achievement index scores for complete immunization in children (12–23 months), by regions, Pakistan, 2012–13

From: Differential achievements in childhood immunization across geographical regions of Pakistan: analysis of wealth-related inequality

Inequality aversiona v = 1 (mean) v = 2 v = 3 v = 4 v = 5 Relative change from mean (%)b
Balochistan 0.16 0.09 0.05 0.02 0.01 93.75
Sindh 0.29 0.16 0.10 0.07 0.05 83.35
Gilgit Baltistan 0.47 0.35 0.29 0.25 0.21 54.93
Kyber Pakhtunkhwa 0.53 0.47 0.44 0.42 0.40 23.76
Punjab 0.66 0.60 0.57 0.55 0.54 17.97
Islamabad (ICT) 0.74 0.71 0.69 0.68 0.67 9.57
Overall Pakistan 0.54 0.44 0.38 0.34 0.31 42.55
  1. av = 1 corresponds to an equal weight on all individuals irrespective of the economic status; v = 2 has weight of the standard concentration index and whereas v = 5 gives maximum weights to individuals in poorest wealth quintiles
  2. bArranged in descending order, expect for overall Pakistan