Table 3

Decomposition of the health gap between (i) tribal and non tribal populations; and (ii) Paniya and Other Scheduled Tribe populations
Outcome Tribal vs Non Tribal populations Paniya vs Other ST populations
Health Gap Diff due to endowments Diff due to social status Health Gap Diff due to endowments Diff due to social status
Underweight 0.233 0.126 0.107 (46%) 0.164 0.076 0.088 (54%)
Anaemia 0.050 0.021 0.029 (58%) 0.045 0.025 0.022 (49%)
Goitre 0.063 0.054 0.009 (14%) 0.124 −0.001 0.125 (100%)

Model covariates: age 18–30, age 31–59, sex, education, poverty (BPL), land ownership, wage labourer, crowding, water quality.

Difference in predicted prevalence between the advantaged and the disadvantaged group.

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Haddad et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:390   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-390

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