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Table 1 Descriptive statistics and concentration indices of PCS and MCS and each of its dimensions

From: Decomposition of sources of income-related health inequality applied on SF-36 summary scores: a Danish health survey

      PCS MCS
  Mean SD C i t* Weight Contr Contr (%) Weight Contr Contr (%)
Physical Function (PF) 93.24 14.55 0.017 9.56 0.333 0.006 44.4 -0.167 -0.003 -36.6
Role-Physical (RP) 87.47 28.65 0.026 6.84 0.175 0.005 35.4 -0.057 -0.001 -18.9
Bodily Pain (BP) 83.18 24.42 0.019 5.37 0.216 0.004 31.4 -0.061 -0.001 -14.6
General Health Perception (GH) 75.63 15.39 0.015 6.16 0.181 0.003 21.1 -0.011 0.000 -2.0
Vitality Scale (VT) 74.40 20.23 0.019 6.10 0.020 0.000 2.9 0.150 0.003 36.0
Social Function (SF) 95.57 13.74 0.007 4.25 -0.006 0.000 -0.3 0.205 0.001 18.2
Role-Emotional (RE) 91.49 24.09 0.018 5.89 -0.103 -0.002 -14.0 0.214 0.004 48.2
Mental Health (MH) 86.88 15.29 0.013 6.55 -0.205 -0.003 -20.8 0.418 0.005 69.7
PCS 51.80 7.92 0.013 7.10 1.000 0.013 100.0    
MCS 56.08 8.12 0.008 4.73     1.000 0.008 100.0
  1. N = 2767; Contr – Contribution; PCS – Physical component score; MCS – Mental component score; *Heteroskedasticity-robust standard errors obtained to calculate t-statistics.