Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Lim, Lynette LY; Carmichael, Gordon A; Dear, Keith BG; Sleigh, Adrian
BACKGROUND Decomposition of concentration indices yields useful information regarding the relative importance of various determinants of inequitable health outcomes. But the two estimation approaches to decomposition in current use are not suitable for binary outcomes. FINDINGS The paper compares three estimation approaches for decomposition of inequality concentration indices: Ordinary Least Squares (OLS), probit, and the Generalized Linear Model (GLM) binomial distribution and identity link....[Show more]
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