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Table 2 Significance test results for first-order stochastic dominance

From: Measuring and tracking obesity inequality in the United States: evidence from NHANES, 1971-2014

  (1971-1974)-(1976-1980) (1976-1980)-(1988-1991) (1988-1991)-(1991-1994) (1991-1994)-(1999-2002) (1999-2002)-(2003-2006) (2003-2006)-(2007-2010) (2007-2010)-(2011-2014)
1 1.23 1.63* 0.90 1.30* 0.27 0.45 0.19
2 2.77*** 1.79** 0.39 2.56*** 0.38 0.03 −0.73
3 1.84** 4.45*** −0.51 3.86*** 0.96 0.05 −1.71**
4 1.50* 4.08*** 0.11 4.48*** 0.77 0.20 −1.90**
5 0.89 5.50*** 1.63* 5.75*** 2.35*** 0.25 −1.19
6 0.17 5.09*** 2.35*** 4.83*** 1.85** 0.79 −0.74
7 0.07 4.63*** 3.75*** 6.47*** 1.57* 1.19 −1.10
8 −0.50 4.60*** 3.97*** 6.92*** 1.57* 1.20 −0.94
9 −1.16 6.55*** 3.45*** 7.54*** 1.83** 1.48* −0.94
10 −0.95 6.71*** 3.01*** 7.91*** 1.90** 1.48* −0.91
11 0.27 6.62*** 2.39*** 6.27*** 2.12** 0.91 −1.12
12 0.73 6.80*** 2.98*** 4.76*** 2.49*** 0.90 −1.49*
13 0.25 5.45*** 2.38*** 5.26*** 1.95** 1.03 −1.34*
14 0.23 5.61*** 2.42*** 5.23*** 1.48* 1.14 −1.34*
15 0.73 5.35*** 2.90*** 5.07*** 1.40* 1.12 −1.60*
16 0.81 4.56*** 3.25*** 4.43*** 1.27 1.35* −1.07
17 1.05 4.61*** 3.06*** 3.84*** 1.27 1.56* −0.96
18 0.46 4.99*** 2.97*** 4.12*** 1.30* 1.70** −1.17
19 0.42 4.47*** 2.55*** 3.69*** 1.11 0.97 −1.43*
20 −0.13 4.05*** 2.21** 3.31*** 0.67 1.18 −2.04**
21 −0.49 3.80*** 2.16** 3.40*** 0.96 1.01 −1.77**
22 −0.48 3.93*** 1.60* 3.71*** 0.83 0.90 −1.90**
23 −0.90 4.51*** 0.71 3.26*** 1.11 0.72 −2.20**
24 −0.78 4.08*** 0.74 2.63*** 1.00 0.51 −2.24**
25 −0.88 3.50*** 1.06 2.87*** 0.72 0.16 −2.31**
26 −1.15 3.66*** 0.84 2.63*** 0.46 0.49 −2.09**
27 −1.00 2.72*** 0.95 2.21** 0.24 0.27 −2.79***
28 −0.10 1.82** 0.97 1.38* 1.31* −0.25 −2.20**
29 −0.91 2.50*** 0.82 0.67 2.02** −0.60 −2.77***
30 −0.89 2.91*** 0.13 0.84 2.05** −0.40 −2.29**
  1. Note: *, **, and *** indicate t-test for difference at test point is statistically significant at 10, 5 and 1% level, respectively