Robust rankings of socioeconomic health inequality using a categorical variable.

Abstract

When assessing socioeconomic health inequalities, researchers often draw upon measures of income inequality that were developed for ratio scale variables. As a result, the use of categorical data (such as self-reported health status) produces rankings that may be arbitrary and contingent to the numerical scale adopted. In this paper, we develop a method… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/hec.3499

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