Skip to main content

Table 4 Estimates of decomposition analysis for the contribution of various explanatory variables for anaemia among men in India, 2015–16

From: Socio-economic inequality in anaemia among men in India: a study based on cross-sectional data

Background Characteristics Coefficient Elasticity CI Absolute contribution to CI Percentage contribution %
Men’s age (in years)
 15–19(Ref.) 0.4
  20–29 − 0.360*** − 0.020 0.010 0.000 0.7
  30–39 − 0.240*** −0.012 − 0.002 0.000 − 0.1
  40–49 − 0.042 − 0.003 0.016 0.000 0.2
  50–54 0.179*** 0.003 0.043 0.000 −0.4
Marital status
 Never married (Ref.) 0.0
  Currently married −0.013 0.001 −0.013 0.000 0.0
Educational level
  No Education (Ref.) 14.6
  Primary −0.102*** − 0.003 − 0.278 0.001 −3.3
  Secondary −0.184*** −0.019 0.030 −0.001 2.0
  Higher −0.349*** −0.010 0.440 −0.005 15.8
Mass media
  No exposure (Ref.) 2.7
  Exposure −0.068*** −0.014 0.054 −0.001 2.7
Body Mass Index
  Underweight (< 18.5 kg/m2) 0.411*** 0.016 −0.219 −0.003 11.9 17.8
  Normal (18.5–24.99 kg/m2)(Ref.)
  Overweight (≥25 kg/m2) −0.222*** −0.006 0.309 −0.002 5.9
Tobacco use (smoke/smokeless)
  No (Ref.) −2.2
  Yes −0.079*** −0.004 − 0.149 0.001 −2.2
Caste
  Scheduled caste −0.036 0.001 −0.157 0.000 0.3 8.6
  Scheduled tribe 0.283*** 0.006 −0.420 − 0.002 8.4
  Other backward class −0.036* 0.001 0.014 0.000 −0.1
  Others (Ref.)
Religion
  Hindu (Ref.) −0.4
  Muslim −0.130*** − 0.003 0.038 0.000 0.3
  Others −0.033 0.001 0.229 0.000 −0.7
Wealth index
 Poorest (Ref.) 25.1
  Poorer −0.107*** −0.003 − 0.512 0.002 −5.9
  Middle −0.187*** −0.006 − 0.110 0.001 −2.4
  Richer −0.253*** −0.008 0.323 −0.003 8.8
  Richest −0.287*** −0.009 0.772 −0.007 24.6
Place of residence
 Urban (Ref.) 12.6
  Rural 0.115*** 0.016 −0.230 −0.004 12.6
Region
 North (Ref.) 20.9
  Central 0.012 0.003 −0.161 −0.001 1.9
  East 0.334*** 0.015 −0.339 −0.005 17.9
  Northeast −0.294*** 0.000 −0.253 0.000 0.4
  West −0.134*** −0.002 0.156 0.000 1.1
  South −0.070** 0.001 0.186 0.000 −0.3
  Calculated CI     −0.029   
  Actual CI     −0.121   
  Residual     −0.092   
  1. CI: concentration Index; Ref: Reference category; ***p < 0.001; **p < 0.05; *p < 0.10; %: percentage
  2. €North: Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand; Central: Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh; East: Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal; Northeast: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura; West: Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Maharashtra; South: Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Telangana