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Table 3 Movement of households between quintiles of wealth indices and per capita consumption expenditure

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

% Households moving between quintiles of the wealth index and quintiles of per capita consumption expenditure 1. PCA index 2. PCA index using binary variables 3. Equal weights index 4. Inverse proportion index 5. MCA index
Same quintile 28.9 28.0 26.6 28.2 29.2
Move one quintile 34.8 36.0 37.8 33.6 34.3
Move two quintiles 21.5 20.6 22.3 22.5 22.1
Move three quintiles 11.6 12.2 10.5 11.3 11.4
Move four quintiles 2.9 3.1 2.8 4.4 3.0
Kappa 0.11* 0.10* 0.082* 0.10* 0.12*
  1. *p < 0.001