absolute inequality

absolute inequality

[′ab·sə‚lüt ‚in·ē′kwäl·ə·dē]
(mathematics)
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Resultantly, subsidised schemes tend to increase absolute inequality in the economy.
Interventions to further reduce the rate of preterm birth among black infants appear the most promising option for reducing black infant mortality and the absolute inequality between black and white infants," the study stated.
Moreover, for certain types of problems, changes in absolute inequality may be more important than changes in relative inequality (and vice versa).
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.
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.