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Table 7 Decomposition of the Theil indices by residence and socioeconomic classes for food security status and nutritional status

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in food insecurity and malnutrition among under-five children: within and between-group inequalities in Zimbabwe

  Overall, within and between group inequalities by residence
Region Food security status Nutritional status
2010/11 2015 2010/11 2015
Theil index [GE (2)] Contribution Theil index [GE (2)] Contribution Theil index [GE (2)] Contribution Theil index [GE (2)] Contribution
Overall 1.9237 100% 1.4343 100% 12.0000 100% 10.5081 100%
Within-Group 1.8882 98.4% 1.3872 97.5% 12.0000 96.4% 10.4811 92.7%
Between Group 0.0355 1.6% 0.0471 2.5% 0.0000 3.6% 0.0270 7.3%
  Overall, within and between group inequalities by socioeconomic classes
Region Food security status Nutritional status
2010/11 2015 2010/11 2015
Theil index [GE (2)] Contribution Theil index [GE (2)] Contribution Theil index [GE (2)] Contribution Theil index [GE (2)] Contribution
Overall 1.9237 100% 1.4343 100% 12.0000 100% 10.5081 100%
Within-Group 1.8708 97.2% 1.3840 95.7% 11.9960 94.3 10.4741 96.4%
Between Group 0.0530 2.8% 0.0502 4.3% 0.0040 5.7% 0.0341 3.6%