Difference between proportion of minorities in populaiton and representatives

Description

Calculates the difference between the proportion of minorities in populaiton and the proportion of minorities among the representatives.

Usage

1
diffScore(Z,R)

Arguments

Z

Population vector

R

Vector for the representatives

Details

The majority group must be in first position of the vector. All groups in positions 2 to n are considered minority groups; no test is applied to check whether the groups are numerical minorities.

Value

Difference in proportions

Author(s)

Didier Ruedin


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