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Table 7 T Theil Index and contribution rate (%) of the social participation ability among older adults

From: A study on the current state and equity level of social participation ability among older adults in Henan Province, China

Indicators T Theil index (contribution rate) Total (10–2) Sex Residence
Male Female Urban Rural
Age Total T Theil Index 3.0489 2.8821 3.1984 2.4824 3.2146
T Theil index within group (%) 3.0082
(98.66)
2.8554
(99.07)
3.1375
(98.10)
2.4379
(98.21)
3.1697
(98.60)
T Theil index between groups (%) 0.0408
(1.34)
0.0267
(0.93)
0.0608
(1.90)
0.0445
(0.79)
0.0449
(1.40)
Educational level T Total Theil Index 3.0489 2.8821 3.1984 2.4824 3.2146
T Theil index within group (%) 2.8774
(94.37)
2.7507
(95.44)
3.0063
(93.99)
2.3303
(93.87)
3.0733
(95.61)
T Theil index between groups (%) 0.1716
(5.63)
0.1314
(4.56)
0.1921
(6.01)
0.1521
(6.13)
0.1412
(4.39)
Pre-retirement occupationa T Total Theil Index 3.0401 2.8821 3.1984 2.4824 3.2146
T Theil index within group (%) 2.9719
(97.76)
2.8366
(98.42)
3.1131
(97.33)
2.4222
(97.58)
3.1786
(98.88)
T Theil index between groups (%) 0.0682
(2.24)
0.0454
(1.58)
0.0852
(2.67)
0.0602
(2.42)
0.0360
(1.12)
Income T Total Theil Index 3.1074 2.8821 3.1984 2.4824 3.2146
T Theil index within group (%) 3.0345
(98.31)
2.8607
(98.20)
3.1870
(98.20)
2.4628
(98.29)
3.1981
(99.58)
T Theil index between groups (%) 0.0729
(1.69)
0.0214
(1.80)
0.0114
(1.80)
0.0196
(1.71)
0.0164
(0.42)
  1. aPre-retirement occupation: Occupations in which older individuals spend the majority of their time prior to retirement