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Table 1 Absolute and relative inequality in maternal mortality by health spending per capita and maternal mortality ratios disaggregated data by health spending per capita quintiles, 2009 and 2014

From: Measuring socioeconomic and health financing inequality in maternal mortality in Colombia: a mixed methods approach

Health financing indicators Slope inequality of index (SII) Concentration index (CIX) Q1 (lowest) Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 (Highest)
Absolute inequality Relative inequality Relative inequality
Health spending per capita (Contributory health insurance)
 2012 −32.895 2.605 −0.144 47.96 95.08 51.01 30.35 31.37
 2013 −23.241 2.449 −0.136 97.81 57.38 25.32 27.54 23.06
 2014 −17.283 1.636 − 0.078 64.50 40.89 62.49 29.70 32.18
Health spending per capita (Subsidized health insurance)
 2012 −10.542 1.140 −0.017 89.07 67.69 90.37 68.99 144.51
 2013 −13.979 1.220 −0.033 91.80 54.44 79.05 59.71 76.63
 2014 −64.781 3.047 −0.168 104.80 76.09 41.93 32.84 134.66
Health spending per capita (Overall: contributory + subsidized scheme)
2012 −46.275 2.055 −0.114 98.70 79.69 52.38 80.54 53.78
2013 − 73.227 5.003 −0.221 112.89 60.23 53.38 38.03 34.81
2014 −73.052 5.355 −0.227 125.10 65.25 44.87 42.61 36.12
  1. Source: prepared by authors from study results