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Table 1 Dimensions specific deprivation cutoffs and weights for children aged 5–18 years

From: Decomposing multidimensional child poverty and its drivers in the Mouhoun region of Burkina Faso, West Africa

DimensionDeprivation Cut-offIndicatorsWeight
Household Related
 HousingChildren living in a house with 4 or more persons per room (overcrowding), inadequate floor (ground/plank), and wall materials (mud/clay/thatched, or living in a household with no access to any form of electricity.41/7%
 Water and SanitationChildren are considered deprived under these dimensions; if they use unprotected well/rain water or river/stream/ lake /pond as main water source and have no toilet facilities or share toilet, use unimproved pit latrines or practice open defecation.21/7%
 Household IncomeChildren leaving in households that fall in the last two quintiles of household per capita income distribution11/7%
 InformationChildren are considered deprived under this dimension if they lack access to communication and media broadcast.21/7%
Child Related
 NutritionChildren are deprived under this dimension if their BMI-for-Age or Weight-for-Age was −2 standard deviation below the reference mean21/7%
 HealthChildren are considered deprived in health if they did not get healthcare when needed or from a household with an incidence of child mortality.21/7%
 EducationChild is not enrolled in a school, or was enrolled lately in school (age 7 years and above), doesn’t go to school daily, or a drops out from school.41/7%
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