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Table 4 Countries with the same absolute value of inequity in the education gap components a obtained using the modified gender equity index, highlighting cases of inequity towards women (− values) or men (+ values)

From: Looking twice at the gender equity index for public health impact

Countries Values Countries Values*
      Literacy   
Albania, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, United Arab Emirates, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Panama, Qatar, Trinidad Tobago, Ukraine, Venezuela, Italy, Samoa −0.005 Honduras, Uruguay 0.005
Croatia, Paraguay, Romania −0.010 Botswana, Philippines 0.010
Mexico, Swaziland −0.015 Malta 0.015
      Primary   
Albania, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bahrain, Bulgaria, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Philippines, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Poland, Qatar, Romania, USA −0,005 Israel, Jordan, Mauritania, Namibia 0.005
Spain, Azerbaijan, Botswana, Colombia, Mexico, The Netherlands, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zimbabwe −0.010 Mongolia, Rwanda 0.010
Belarus, United Arab Emirates, Estonia, Iceland, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia −0.015 Bangladesh 0.015
Russian Federation, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Mauritius , Poland, Latvia −0.005 Belarus, Chile, Slovakia, Estonia, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Norway, Peru, Romania 0.005
Canada, Greece, Macedonia, Netherlands, Qatar −0.010 Cyprus, Croatia, Jordan, Paraguay, USA 0.010
Belgium, Kazakhstan, Vietnam −0.015 Bangladesh, Denmark, El Salvador, Iceland, Jamaica, Malta, Moldova, UK 0.015
Albania, Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, Hong Kong, Oman, Swaziland −0.020 Brunei Darussalam, Trinidad and Tobago 0.020
      University   
Chile −0.020 Cape Verde 0.020
Guatemala −0.163 Denmark, UK 0.136
Vietnam −0.170 Argentina, Poland 0.170
  1. aLiteracy Values , in primary, secondary and university education.
  2. *Countries with positive values according to the modified gender gap index have the value of 1 in the education gap components identified according to the method of Social Watch.