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Table 1 Comparison of (1-Delta) and Gini coefficient

From: Comparison of Ferguson’s δ and the Gini coefficient used for measuring the inequality of data related to health quality of life outcomes

CoefficientScenario AScenario BScenario CScenario DScenario E
data1,2,3,4,51,2,3,4,5(10)1,2,3,4,5(50)1,2,3,4,5(300)1,2,3,4,5(900)
n51454304904
Frequency1,1,1,1,11,1,1,1,101,1,1,1,501,1,1,13001,1,1,1900
q55555
1-Delta00.410.820.970.99
Gini00.640.900.980.99
  1. Note. Data are the summation scores for individuals; n = number of persons; Frequency = occurrence counts for each identical score; q = number of bins