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Concentration Index 

Source:
A Dictionary of Epidemiology
Author(s):

Miquel Porta

A means of quantifying the degree of income-related inequality in health. A measure of how much a health attribute is concentrated toward the rich or the poor. If there is no income-related inequality, the concentration index is zero. The concentration curve shows the cumulative percentage of the population or sample on the horizontal, ... ...

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