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SPSS sytax for Concentration index! [message #6895] Thu, 30 July 2015 13:35 Go to next message
waqas is currently offline  waqas
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How can i compute the concentration index for determining the inequalities in population regarding vaccination coverage? I want to calculate it for analysing the distribution of vaccinations service delivery among poors as compared to rich quintile. In this regard concentration/lorenz curve will also be needed for illustration of these distributions.

There is no builtin tool in SPSS for concentration index and curve.
In this reference i found document (attached) providing basic information about calculation of concentration index and curve. Its not straightfwd methods because involving to make some separatefile to be generte for completing the process of getting final concentration index.

I need some more easy syntax.

I am a SPSS user and using DHS data for computing concentration curve and index but still unsuccessfull.
If anybody can help me to develop index and curve in SPSS sytax it will solve my issue easily.

Help is needed as i am finding it for a long time.

Waiting for a comprehensive sytex with description.


Waqas Imran

[Updated on: Sat, 01 August 2015 04:13]

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Re: SPSS sytax for Concentration index! [message #6915 is a reply to message #6895] Mon, 03 August 2015 08:54 Go to previous messageGo to next message
owraza is currently offline  owraza
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Hi again :)

I would glad to see SPSS syntax for it, although STATA codes are available for that matter.
Re: SPSS sytax for Concentration index! [message #6948 is a reply to message #6895] Thu, 06 August 2015 10:05 Go to previous message
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Dear User,
We do not have this code in SPSS.
Thank you!

[Updated on: Thu, 06 August 2015 12:05]

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