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Table 4 Intertemporal trends in obesity inequality

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

Year Gini index % Change from t-1 to t 95 % C.I. Sensitivity Analysis
GE(2) GE(0)
1971-1974 0.1040
(.0011)
  (0.1019,0.1061) 0.0190 0.0174
1976-1980 0.1029***
(.0009)
−1.10 (0.1011,0.1047) 0.0185 0.0169
1988-1991 0.1117***
(.0015)
8.57 (0.1087,0.1147) 0.0221 0.0199
1991-1994 0.1166***
(.0018)
4.36 (0.1130,0.1201) 0.0240 0.0216
1999-2002 0.1221***
(.0014)
4.75 (0.1194,0.1248) 0.0257 0.0236
2003-2006 0.1242***
(.0013)
1.73 (0.1216,0.1268) 0.0271 0.0244
2007-2010 0.1260***
(.0012)
1.47 (0.1237,0.1284) 0.0277 0.0252
2011-2014 0.1282***
(.0013)
1.70 (0.1256,0.1308) 0.0286 0.0260
% Increase 23.27    50.47 49.31
  1. Note: *** indicates t-test for difference in inequality index from t-1 to t is statistically significant at 1 % level. Jackknife standard errors in parentheses