absolute inequality

absolute inequality

[′ab·sə‚lüt ‚in·ē′kwäl·ə·dē]
(mathematics)
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The most recent data from the 2012 cycle of the CCHS indicated that the absolute inequality in type 2 diabetes prevalence, as measured by the SII, was -0.
Unlike HHI, the Blau index equals one minus this sum of squared shares across groups, which means that a value of zero denotes absolute inequality while a value of one denotes equality as the number of groups increases.
8) The Gini coefficient measures land ownership inequality on a scale of 0 to 1, with 0 representing absolute equality and 1 representing absolute inequality.
All four outcomes studied including: self/ parent-reported general health; presence of a long-standing illness; obesity; and smoking showed a 'significant' increase in inequality at some point during the strategy, although absolute inequality in smoking among children aged 8-15 increased between 1999 and 2004 before decreasing again by 2009.
the relative index of inequality (RII) as a measure of relative inequality and the slope index of inequality (SII) as a measure of absolute inequality.
The "Gini coefficient" is a measure of economic inequality, with a value of "1" signifying absolute inequality, whereas "0" signifies perfect equality.
Instead of creating an equal system, we will have education dogged by absolute inequality and pupils whose chances have been thrown on the scrap heap - all for the sake of a populist ideal.
The inequalities introduced can be of several types: inequality of amenities, relative inequality of access, absolute inequality of access, and inequality of quality.
For stillbirth caused by cord compression or congenital anomalies, there was a statistically non-significant decrease in absolute inequality between the first and the last periods.
The level of absolute inequality in access to this service is very high but there is no geographical pattern in terms of the lack of access.
Under this definition, absolute inequality would fail during the course of economic growth.