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Descriptor in English: Slope Index of Inequality
Descriptor in Spanish: Índice de Desigualdad de la Pendiente
Descriptor in Portuguese: Índice Angular de Desigualdade
Descriptor in French: Indice de Pente de l'Inégalité
Tree number(s): SP5.001.047.103.099.050
Scope note: The slope index of inequality represents the absolute difference in predicted values of a health indicator between those with the highest level of education or wealth and those with the lowest level of education or wealth, while taking into consideration the entire distribution of education or wealth using an appropriate regression model. (http://www.searo.who.int/entity/healthpromotion/9789241548632.pdf?ua=1)
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PL policies
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2019
DeCS UI: 57931
Descriptor UI: DDCS057931
Slope Index of Inequality - Preferred
Concept UI M0692552f
Scope note The slope index of inequality represents the absolute difference in predicted values of a health indicator between those with the highest level of education or wealth and those with the lowest level of education or wealth, while taking into consideration the entire distribution of education or wealth using an appropriate regression model. (http://www.searo.who.int/entity/healthpromotion/9789241548632.pdf?ua=1)
Preferred term Slope Index of Inequality



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