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Table 4 Estimates of Marginal effect and decomposition analysis for contribution of explanatory factors to the inequality in HIV testing during ANC visit or labour and received results among women aged 15–49 with a birth 2 years before the survey in India, 2015–16

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in the HIV testing during antenatal care: evidence from Indian demographic health survey, 2015–16

  Elasticity CI Absolute Contribution to CI % Contribution to CI
Age (Years)
 15–19
 20–24 0.007 0.005 0.000 0.0
 25–29 0.012 0.003 0.000 0.0
 30–34 0.015 0.009 0.000 0.0
 35–39 0.019 0.008 0.000 0.1
 40 and above −0.016 0.045 −0.001 −0.2
Years of schooling
 No education
  1–5 0.007 −0.162 −0.001 −0.4
  6–9 0.073 −0.030 −0.002 −0.7
  10 and above 0.254 0.343 0.087 26.0
Residence
 Urban
 Rural −0.132 −0.228 0.030 9.0
Religion
 Hindu
 Muslim 0.003 0.031 0.000 0.0
 Others 0.022 0.221 0.005 1.5
Caste
 SC/ST
 OBC −0.034 0.018 − 0.001 − 0.2
 Others 0.002 0.223 0.001 0.1
Regular exposure of media
 No
 Yes 0.159 0.173 0.028 8.3
Comprehensive knowledge about HIV/AIDS
 No
 Yes 0.116 0.288 0.033 10.0
Region
 North
 Central −0.080 −0.166 0.013 4.0
 East − 0.056 − 0.345 0.019 5.8
 Northeast −0.010 −0.222 0.002 0.7
 West 0.055 0.181 0.010 3.0
 South 0.298 0.200 0.060 17.8
Explained CI   0.283 100
Total CI 0.334  
Residual 0.059