Table 3

Inequalities in coverage of breast and cervical cancer screening (Relative Index of Inequality and Slope Index of Inequality)

ChinaMexicoRussiaSouth Africa
Breast cancer screening
 RII4.90 (3.15 to 7.60)2.01 (0.82 to 4.93)1.04 (0.61 to 1.78)14.57 (3.04 to 69.85)
 SII27.67 (18.72 to 36.62)28.14 (−2.30 to 58.58)4.60 (−12.32 to 21.53)18.93 (10.72 to 27.15)
Cervical cancer screening
 RII3.60 (2.09 to 6.21)1.39 (0.88 to 2.19)1.12 (0.94 to 1.35)2.47 (0.49 to 12.58)
 SII30.63 (17.67 to 43.59)20.28 (−7.03 to 47.58)10.95 (−3.78 to 25.67)23.22 (−11.18 to 57.62)
  • All measures were adjusted for respondent's age.

  • RII, relative index of inequality; SII, slope index of inequality.