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Table 1 Mean, standard deviation and description of all variables

From: Structural equation modeling for decomposing rank-dependent indicators of socioeconomic inequality of health: an empirical study

Variable Mean SD Description
Degree of stunting 0.1252 0.2073 Height-for-age z-score (WHO) scaled to the interval [0,1]
    Degree of stunting >0 if height-for-age z-score <−2 SD
Weighted fractional rank deviation 0 0.2952 Based on the wealth indices provided by the DHS
Age of child 29.8571 17.8084 In months
Squared age of child 303.3724 270.6317 Term is mean-centered: (age of child −29.8571)2
Sex of child 0.5140 0.5110 Male (1), female (0)
Residence type 0.1237 0.3366 Urban (1), rural (0)
Education of mother 1.3446 2.8587 In years
Education of partner/husband 2.7439 3.8141 In years
Safe drinking water 0.4614 0.5097 Available (1), not available (0)
Satisfactory sanitation 0.1234 0.3362 Available (1), not available (0)