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Table 5 MPCE Class wise Economic Dependence and Education of the Elderly in India (in %)

From: Equity in distribution of public subsidy for noncommunicable diseases among the elderly in India: an application of benefit incidence analysis

MPCE Class Economic Dependence Education
Rural Urban Rural Urban
Not Dependent Partially Dependent Fully Dependent Not Dependent Partially Dependent Fully Dependent Illiterate Up to Primary Up to Secondary Above Secondary Illiterate Up to Primary Up to Secondary Above Secondary
P 30.7 23.9 45.5 29.7 20.9 49.3 76.8 15.9 7.1 0.2 58.0 27.9 12.0 2.2
LM 23.3 24.7 51.9 29.2 15.7 55.1 71.5 18.5 8.0 2.0 42.6 25.4 21.1 10.9
UM 22.0 20.7 57.4 29.1 17.8 53.2 67.8 20.0 9.7 2.6 30.5 24.7 27.9 16.9
R 29.4 17.9 52.7 37.8 14.2 48.0 59.3 22.0 12.6 6.2 13.7 17.5 28.6 40.2
All 26.7 21.5 51.9 31.9 16.9 51.2 68.2 19.3 9.6 3.0 33.6 23.3 23.4 19.7
  1. Source: Authors’ estimation based on NSS (2014)