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Table 1 Measures of inequality in selected indicators of sexual and reproductive health in Ecuador for 2009 and 2015, stratified by multidimensional poverty

From: Social inequality in sexual and reproductive health in Ecuador: an analysis of gaps by levels of provincial poverty 2009–2015

Measure Year Ratio of obstetric complications Ratio of abortion complications Ratio of home births ASFR 15–19a MMRb Caesarean births
Absolute Gap 2009 56.11 NS −211.06 − 33.87 −39.30 NS
  2015 NS NS −184.4 −7.61 −46.7 27.02
Relative Gap 2009 1.32 0.65 0.17 0.70 0.53 1.23
  2015 0.90 NS 0.06 0.90 0.48 2.05
SII 2009 106.25 NS − 258.21 −44.69 −45.96 NS
  2015 NS NS − 121.39 −20.32 −58.64 NS
RII 2009 1.719 NS 0.007 0.588 0.440 NS
  2015 NS NS 0.208 0.755 0.304 NS
CI 2009 0.086 NS −0.331 −0.084 −0.127 NS
  2015 NS NS −0.496 −0.046 − 0.174 NS
  1. aASFR: age-specific fertility rate, b MMR: maternal death ratio, SII slope index of inequality, RII relative index of inequality, CI concentration index, NS not significant