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Table 3 Infant mortality rate (/1000 live births) by income deciles and summary measures of health inequalities among Brazilian municipalities (Brazil, 2000 and 2010)

From: Inequalities in infant mortality in Brazil at subnational levels in Brazil, 1990 to 2015

Income deciles IMR
2000 2010
1 47.9 26.4
2 43.3 23.2
3 40.5 21.9
4 37.4 21.8
5 30.1 19.8
6 26.2 17.8
7 23.6 14.9
8 21.0 13.9
9 20.2 13.0
10 17.3 12.5
Summary measures
Difference 30.6 13.9
Ratio 2.8 2.1
Slope Index of Inequality − 3.518 − 1.573