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Table 4 Percentage of people in DHS wealth index quintiles by socioeconomic deprivation status

From: Exploring the potential for a new measure of socioeconomic deprivation status to monitor health inequality

Country SDS (four subgroups) Q1 (poorest) Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 (richest) Chi2 test (p-value) Pearson correlation (p-value)1
Haiti Non-deprived (< 0.25) 0.0 0.2 9.7 34.3 69.5  < 0.001 -0.736 (< 0.001)
Less deprived (0.25-0.5) 12.2 47.7 66.1 57.3 28.9  
Deprived (0.5-0.75) 37.1 41.5 22.1 8.2 1.6  
Extremely deprived (≥ 0.75) 50.6 10.9 2.1 0.1 0.0  
India Non-deprived (< 0.25) 1.0 22.5 68.8 90.7 97.4  < 0.001 -0.791 (< 0.001)
Less deprived (0.25-0.5) 48.8 58.7 28.1 8.8 2.5  
Deprived (0.5-0.75) 40.7 17.4 3.0 0.5 0.7  
Extremely deprived (≥ 0.75) 9.5 1.41 0.1 0.0 0.0  
Niger Non-deprived (< 0.25) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 30.1  < 0.001 -0.754 (< 0.001)
Less deprived (0.25-0.5) 0.9 3.0 7.0 10.8 32.1  
Deprived (0.5-0.75) 12.3 23.7 35.0 40.7 27.4  
Extremely deprived (≥ 0.75) 86.8 73.2 57.9 48.5 10.3  
Pakistan Non-deprived (< 0.25) 4.7 31.1 62.6 82.4 92.8  < 0.001 -0.768 (< 0.001)
Less deprived (0.25-0.5) 22.1 38.1 29.3 15.9 6.9  
Deprived (0.5-0.75) 39.8 24.8 7.7 1.8 0.3  
Extremely deprived (≥ 0.75) 33.4 6.0 0.4 0.0 0.0  
Papua New Guinea Non-deprived (< 0.25) 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 61.4  < 0.001 -0.754 (< 0.001)
Less deprived (0.25-0.5) 5.1 20.3 40.6 66.4 31.7  
Deprived (0.5-0.75) 35.5 43.2 42.4 27.3 6.4  
Extremely deprived (≥ 0.75) 59.3 36.4 17.0 4.5 0.5  
Tajikistana Non-deprived (< 0.25) 76.7 85.3 88.2 89.5 94.0  < 0.001 -0.405 (< 0.001)
Less deprived (0.25-0.5) 21.5 14.1 11.3 10.0 5.9  
Deprived (0.5-0.75) - - - - -  
  Extremely deprived (≥ 0.75) - - - - -   
  1. aIn Tajikistan, there were no individuals who experience more than 75% of the weighted sum of deprivations. Given the sample size of 5, we do furthermore not present estimates for those deprived in at least 50% of the weighted SDS indicators
  2. 1This analysis was conducted using the DHS Wealth Index score, i.e. the first principal component, and the SDS counting vector