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Table 4 Scoring table

From: Development of the Global Network for Women’s and Children’s Health Research’s socioeconomic status index for use in the network’s sites in low and lower middle-income countries

Sum score SES score
Guatemala India (Belagavi) India (Nagpur) Pakistan Democratic Republic of Congo Kenya Zambia
0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
1 7.12 4.66 6.39 6.27 6.24 8.38 13.08
2 19.20 17.73 15.87 17.01 16.18 24.61 25.59
3 31.71 30.25 27.45 31.28 24.98 40.45 38.92
4 42.19 40.57 37.83 43.68 33.76 52.63 48.94
5 51.42 50.00 46.74 52.81 43.72 60.67 57.09
6 61.04 59.91 56.12 61.68 53.96 68.03 66.32
7 71.44 70.53 67.05 72.00 64.36 76.31 76.46
8 82.01 81.37 78.76 83.43 76.19 84.98 86.22
9 92.15 91.88 89.64 94.62 88.69 93.44 93.83
10 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
  1. For all sites except Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), sum score is the number of the following items owned by the household: finished floor material, flush toilet, LPG/electricity for cooking fuel, improved source of drinking water, electricity, television, refrigerator, smart phone, car, and motorbike. For DRC, sum score is the number of the following items owned by the household: finished floor material, flush toilet, improved source of drinking water, more than one room in home, electricity, television, refrigerator, smart phone, car, motorbike, and bicycle