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Descriptor in English: Dissimilarity Index
Descriptor in Spanish: Índice de Disimilitud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Índice de Dissimilaridade
Descriptor in French: Indice de Dissimilarité
Tree number(s): SP5.001.047.103.099.040
Scope note: The proportion of total health that would need to be transferred from individuals whose health is above average to those whose health is below average, to achieve a situation of total equality. (Modified from: https://jech.bmj.com/content/jech/58/10/858.full.pdf)
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: 57932
Descriptor UI: DDCS057932
Dissimilarity Index - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062203
Scope note The proportion of total health that would need to be transferred from individuals whose health is above average to those whose health is below average, to achieve a situation of total equality. (Modified from: https://jech.bmj.com/content/jech/58/10/858.full.pdf)
Preferred term Dissimilarity Index



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