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Table 2 Weights assigned to each indicator in indices using binary variables:

From: Issues in the construction of wealth indices for the measurement of socio-economic position in low-income countries

Item Item weight
  PCA Equal weights Inverse proportion
Toilet facility:    
some toilet facility 0.1429 1 1.2
Water source:    
protected source 0.1703 1 1.5
Cooking fuel:    
more likely to have been purchased 0.4320 1 11.8
Floor material:    
modern 0.4084 1 5.0
Electricity: 0.4600 1 17.1
Radio: 0.0225 1 1.8
TV: 0.4012 1 25.7
Bike: 0.0014 1 2.8
Car: 0.2766 1 82.3
Motorbike: 0.0725 1 275.1
Domestic servant: 0.2190 1 53.4
Agricultural land: -0.3072 1 1.1