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Table 3 Comparison of the utilisation of CCS services between the present study findings (RCCs) and previous studies in HICs

From: Wealth-related inequalities of women’s knowledge of cervical cancer screening and service utilisation in 18 resource-constrained countries: evidence from a pooled decomposition analysis

Countries Utilisation of CCS services, % Degree of inequalities Sources
Poorest (Q1) Richest (Q5) RPD RPR (Q5-Q1) / Q5 Conc.I
Present study findings (18 RCCs) 18.76 40.19 21.43 2.14 0.53 0.298 Present study
Austria 68.40 91.80 23.40 1.34 0.25 0.315 [36]
Australia 50.40 62.10 11.70 1.23 0.19 0.126 [55]
Brazil 55.40 88.40 33.00 1.60 0.37 0.296 [36]
Denmark 45.00 78.00 33.00 1.73 0.42 0.098 [56]
France 42.50 80.10 37.60 1.88 0.47 0.269 [36]
Finland 49.90 74.10 24.20 1.48 0.33 0.122 [36]
Germany 68.30 80.50 12.20 1.18 0.15 0.139 [36]
Greece 31.40 62.40 31.00 1.99 0.50 0.266 [36]
Hungary 38.60 78.30 39.70 2.03 0.51 0.285 [36]
Italy 72.10 69.90 −2.20 0.97 −0.03 0.061 [36]
Ireland 19.90 45.50 25.60 2.29 0.56 0.220 [36]
Luxembourg 79.20 88.90 9.70 1.12 0.11 0.243 [36]
Mexico 57.30 69.60 12.30 1.21 0.18 0.119 [36]
Netherlands 46.40 65.90 19.50 1.42 0.30 0.151 [36]
Paraguay 32.40 71.00 38.60 2.19 0.54 0.314 [36]
Portugal 18.70 71.30 52.60 3.81 0.74 0.318 [36]
Russia 60.50 77.00 16.50 1.27 0.21 0.142 [36]
Spain 44.00 72.30 28.30 1.64 0.39 0.207 [36]
Slovenia 62.50 78.40 15.90 1.25 0.20 0.273 [36]
Sweden 62.50 75.80 13.30 1.21 0.18 0.177 [36]
Slovakia 47.00 70.10 23.10 1.49 0.33 0.208 [36]
Uruguay 48.10 75.50 27.40 1.57 0.36 0.246 [36]
UK 56.80 63.40 6.60 1.12 0.10 0.069 [36]
  1. Note: CCS cervical cancer screening, RCCs resource-constrained countries, HICs high-income countries, Q1 poorest socio-economic status, Q5 richest socio-economic status, RPR rich-poor ratio (Q5/Q1), RPD rich-poor difference (Q5-Q1), Conc. I Concentration Index