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Table 4 Decomposition of changes in the wealth-related inequalities in URAC

From: Monitoring the decomposition of wealth-related inequality in the use of regular antenatal care in Egypt (1995–2014)

Variables Differences in Share % Share
Elasticity CI Elasticity CI Total Elasticity CI Total
Age at birth
 20- −0.020 0.022 0.000 0.000 0.000 −0.1 0.0 −0.15
 25- −0.063 − 0.038 − 0.002 −0.003 − 0.005 0.6 1.0 1.62
 30- −0.048 − 0.016 0.000 −0.001 − 0.001 0.2 0.3 0.48
 35- −0.030 −0.011 0.001 0.000 0.000 −0.3 0.1 −0.15
 40+ −0.013 − 0.001 0.001 0.000 0.001 −0.4 0.0 −0.36
Respondent’s educational attainment
 Primary −0.033 −0.185 0.007 −0.006 0.000 −2.4 2.3 −0.12
 Secondary −0.102 −0.370 − 0.004 −0.052 − 0.056 1.3 18.2 19.49
 Higher −0.029 −0.366 − 0.013 −0.019 − 0.031 4.5 6.4 10.91
Respondent’s husband’s educational attainment
 Primary −0.038 −0.003 0.005 0.000 0.005 −1.7 0.0 −1.71
 Secondary −0.020 −0.243 0.000 −0.014 − 0.014 −0.1 5.0 4.94
 Higher −0.018 −0.288 − 0.007 −0.010 − 0.017 2.3 3.6 5.86
Region
 Urban Lower Egypt 0.007 0.186 0.005 −0.001 0.003 −1.6 0.5 − 1.11
 Rural Lower Egypt 0.130 −0.030 −0.020 0.004 −0.016 7.0 −1.5 5.50
 Urban Upper Egypt 0.012 0.172 0.006 −0.003 0.002 −1.9 1.2 −0.74
 Rural Upper Egypt 0.159 −0.001 −0.070 0.000 −0.070 24.2 −0.1 24.16
 Frontier governorate 0.004 −0.019 0.000 0.000 0.001 −0.2 0.0 −0.19
Toilet type (modern) −0.079 −0.382 − 0.028 −0.036 − 0.064 9.6 12.4 22.08
Experience of terminated pregnancy −0.063 −0.044 0.004 −0.003 0.001 −1.4 1.1 −0.37
Birth attributes
 Birth interval > 24 months) −0.093 −0.017 − 0.001 −0.002 − 0.003 0.3 0.8 1.17
 Single birth 0.036 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0 0.0 −0.01
 Birth order 0.120 0.040 −0.009 −0.008 − 0.017 3.1 2.8 5.89
Previous birth experience
 Delivery at medical unit −0.044 −0.237 − 0.001 −0.010 − 0.010 0.2 3.4 3.55
 Delivered by C-section 0.015 −0.243 0.001 0.000 0.001 −0.4 0.0 −0.46
 Live birth 0.122 −0.020 −0.003 0.004 0.001 1.2 −1.5 −0.30