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Table 4 Decomposition of the concentration index in HRQOL among the employed and unemployed

From: Comparison of inequity in health-related quality of life among unemployed and employed individuals in China

Variables Employed Unemployed
dy/dx Contribution % dy/dx Contribution %
Female (Ref: Male) 0.0022 0.0001 1.8436 0.0375* 0.0010 11.0270
30–44 (Ref: 15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29) − 0.0055 − 0.0001 −2.1701 − 0.0210 − 0.0002 −2.7018
> 45 − 0.0219*** 0.0004 15.7767 − 0.0361 0.0007 7.6776
Marriage (Ref: Single) −0.0011 0 −0.1188 − 0.0145 − 0.0001 −0.8602
Widowed and divorced −0.0072*** 0 0.2393 −0.0936* 0.0003 3.3535
Middle school (Ref: Elementary school and below) 0.0146*** −0.0007 −24.7037 0.1092*** −0.0056 −61.1708
Senior high school 0.00171*** 0.0004 14.0376 0.1112*** 0.0026 28.2023
College degree and above 0.0183*** 0.0005 17.8967 0.0685 0.0019 20.8629
Basic health insurance (Ref: No health insurance) 0.0008 −0.0001 −2.4595 0.0202 −0.0011 −12.4034
Commercial insurance and other insurance 0.0020 0.0002 5.5833 0.0169 0.0006 8.9765
Non-daily smoking (Ref: No smoking) −0.0048 0 0.3741 0.0169 0 −0.5590
Smoking daily −0.0024 0 0.5066 0.0564** 0.0008 8.6028
Drinking alcohol (Ref: No drinking) 0.0067*** 0.0001 3.8739 0.0268 0.0005 5.2067
Lower group (Ref: Lowest group) 0.0029 −0.0002 −7.4199 0.0465** −0.0040 −44.0800
Medium group 0.0054** 0.0670 3.3306 0.0415* −0.0006 −0.2416
Higher group 0.0045* 0.0003 12.1718 0.0270 0.0023 25.6588
Highest group 0.0058** 0.0008 30.2274 0.0426* 0.0071 78.7459
CI 0.0028    0.0089   
  1. *p < 0.1, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01