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Table 4

Caste-wise difference [delta (Δ)] in gender gap

Caste and sexNFHS-2
NFHS-3
Gender gap in (NFHS-2) D1=Gender gap in NFHS-3 D2=Delta (Δ)=D2-D1Significance of delta (Δ)
% population out of 491100Prev per lakh% population out of 522027Prev per lakh
Urban
 SC
  M2.055442.69557
  F1.893382.53379206178-28Z=0.286
 ST
  M0.492900.45636
  F0.473350.42232-45404449Z=1.834
 OBC
  M4.014195.97332
  F3.742235.60231196101-95Z=1 333
 Others
  M6.312556.62301
  F5.822686.08214-1387100Z=1.758
Rural
 SC
  M7.356446.91727
  F6.974426.95360202367165Z=2.113 #
 ST
  M3.996453.78875
  F3.894373.82358208517309Z=2.879 #
 OBC
  M12.5359114.11499
  F12.0638914.37363202136-66Z=1.225
 Others
  M11.734368.26501
  F11.143438.4125293249156Z=2.792 #
Urban+rural
 SC
  M9.406229.59679
  F8.864209.48365202314112Z=1.691
 ST
  M4.486074.23850
  F4.354264.24346181504323Z=3.226 #
 OBC
  M16.5454920.07449
  F15.8034919.96326200123-77Z=1.779
 Others
  M18.0437314.89412
  F16.9731714.4923656176120Z=2.953 #
#P<0.05 Significant;

M=Male, F=Female; 1 lakh=100,000; Delta (Δ)=Difference in gender gap; Total population of NFHS-2=491,100; Total population in NFHS-3=522,027