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Table 3 Descriptive analysis and summary measures for breast cancer screening coverage using NFHS 2015–2016

From: Intersectional social-economic inequalities in breast cancer screening in India: analysis of the National Family Health Survey

Dimension Poorest Poor Middle Richer Richest SII RCI
Place of residence
Urban 5.4 (4.4–6.4) 7.8 (6.7–9) 10.7 (9.7–11.6) 11.4 (10.8–12) 13.2 (12.6–13.8) 6.1 (5.7–6.6) 7.5 (7.3–7.8)
Rural 5.3 (5.1–5.5) 7.3 (7–7.6) 9.5 (9.2–9.8) 12 (11.6–12.5) 15.8 (15.2–16.5) 10.8 (10.511.1) 19.4 (1919.7)
Religion   
Hindu 5.5 (5.2–5.7) 7.6 (7.3–7.9) 9.9 (9.5–10.2) 11.6 (11.2–12) 13.1 (12.7–13.6) 9.7 (9.4–9.9) 15.9 (15.6–16.2)
Muslim 3.9 (3.4–4.4) 5.5 (4.9–6.1) 8 (7.1–9) 10.5 (9.7–11.4) 13.6 (12.6–14.7) 12.2 (11.6–12.9) 22.2 (21.2–23.2)
Christian 5.1 (3.9–6.3) 6.2 (5.1–7.4) 10 (8.5–11.5) 14.5 (12.7–16.3) 20.6 (18.5–22.7) 20.8 (18.822.7) 24.4 (22.825.9)
Other 6.4 (4.7–8.2) 12.2 (9.6–14.8) 17.5 (14.8–20.2) 17.9 (15.3–20.5) 20.1 (18.5–21.7) 13.6 (11.8–15.4) 11.9 (11.2–12.6)
Caste and tribal group
ST 6.4 (5.9–6.9) 9.1 (8.4–9.9) 10.2 (9.3–11.1) 11.1 (9.8–12.5) 11.8 (9.2–14.4) 7 (6.2–7.7) 12.4 (11.9–13)
SC 4.9 (4.5–5.2) 7.6 (7.1–8.2) 10.4 (9.7–11.1) 12.1 (11.2–13) 13.5 (12.4–14.7) 10.8 (10.2–11.3) 18.5 (17.9–19.1)
OBC 5 (4.7, 5.3) 6.8 (6.5, 7.1) 9.5 (9.1, 9.9) 12 (11.5, 12.5) 14.3 (13.7, 14.9) 11.7 (11.3, 12.1) 18.7 (18.4, 19.1)
General 5.3 (4.7, 5.9) 7.4 (6.6, 8.1) 9.8 (9, 10.6) 11.3 (10.6, 12) 13.8 (13.1, 14.5) 10 (9.5,10.6) 13.9 (13.5,14.3)
Education
No education 5.8 (5.5, 6.1) 8.4 (8, 8.8) 10.8 (10.2, 11.4) 12.4 (11.6, 13.2) 14 (12.7, 15.3) 9.5 (9, 9.9) 16.9 (16.5, 17.3)
Primary 5.3 (4.9, 5.7) 8.5 (7.9, 9.1) 11.6 (10.8, 12.5) 13.4 (12.4, 14.3) 15.9 (14.4, 17.3) 12.1 (11.3, 12.8) 18.6 (18, 19.2)
Secondary 4.3 (4, 4.6) 6.2 (5.9, 6.6) 9.2 (8.8, 9.6) 11.8 (11.3–12.3) 14.2 (13.6–14.8) 11.9 (11.6–12.3) 18.5 (18.1–18.9)
Higher 3.6 (2.4–4.8) 4.3 (3.5–5.1) 6.5 (5.8–7.3) 9.3 (8.6–9.9) 13.1 (12.4–13.7) 12.4 (11.513.3) 13.5 (13–14)
Age group
15–19 1.5 (1.3–1.7) 2.2 (1.9–2.4) 2.4 (2.1–2.7) 2.4 (2.1–2.7) 3.1 (2.5–3.6) 1.6 (1.3–2) 11.5 (10.8–12.2)
20–24 5 (4.6–5.4) 6.6 (6.1–7.1) 8.1 (7.4–8.7) 8.5 (7.9–9.1) 7.8 (7.2–8.3) 3.4 (2.9–3.9) 7.4 (7.2–7.7)
25–34 6.5 (6.1–6.9) 9.2 (8.8–9.7) 12 (11.4–12.5) 13.9 (13.2–14.5) 15.6 (14.9–16.3) 11.4 (10.9–11.9) 15.4 (15.1–15.7)
35–49 6.6 (6.3–6.9) 9.3 (8.9–9.7) 12.8 (12.2–13.3) 15.7 (15.1–16.3) 19 (18.3–19.7) 15.8 (15.316.3) 18.9 (18.519.3)
Employment status   
Not in workforce 5.2 (4.6–5.8) 6.5 (5.8–7.1) 10.1 (9.3–10.9) 11.6 (10.8–12.4) 14.4 (13.4–15.4) 11.8 (11.1–12.6) 18 (17.418.7)
Others 7 (6.3–7.8) 9.7 (8.6–10.7) 12.7 (11.3–14.1) 13 (11.6–14.4) 16.3 (14.4–18.1) 14.6 (13.915.3) 12.4 (11.5–13.3)
Marital status   
Currently married 6.3 (6.1–6.6) 9.1 (8.8–9.4) 12.1 (11.6–12.5) 14.7 (14.2–15.2) 17.6 (17–18.2) 14.1 (13.814.4) 18.3 (18–18.6)
Other 2.1 (1.9–2.3) 2.5 (2.3–2.7) 3.7 (3.4–4) 3.7 (3.4–4.1) 4.5 (4.1–4.9) 3.0 (2.7–3.3) 13.7 (13.2–14.3)
  1. All subgroups were statistically significant at p < 0.05 and values have been rounded to one decimal place. The largest magnitude of wealth-related inequality for each dimension has been bold