International Journal of Population Research / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Explaining Sex Differentials in Child Mortality in India: Trends and Determinants

Table 2

Pyatt’s Gini decomposition of change in male-female differential in child mortality in India during 1992–2006.

Decomposed categories 1992-93
(NFHS-1)
1998-99
(NFHS-2)
2005-06
(NFHS-3)
Gini indices%Gini indices%Gini indices%

Contribution from between inequality0.0040.990.0041.020.001 0.53
Contribution from overlap0.17748.950.17348.910.13549.41
Contribution from within inequality0.18150.050.17750.720.13750.06

Total inequality0.3611000.3531000.273100

Note: figures might be affected by rounding.

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