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Table 4 Decomposition results by factors for women

From: The wider determinants of inequalities in health: a decomposition analysis

  16 to 35 years 36 to 44 years 45 to 55 years 56 to 65 years
Control variables     
Household income -0.0007 -0.0049 -0.0013 0.0171
Education 0.0194 0.0016 0.0042 0.0143
Occupation 0.0007 0.0019 0.0012 -0.0033
House ownership and value of property 0.0005 0.0004 0.0002 0.0017
Financial assets and value of financial assets 0.0010 0.0057 0.0004 0.0290
Children 0.0002 0.0022 0.0048 0.0008
Marital status 0.0174 0.0015 -0.0001 0.0066
Immigrant status 0.0015 0.0005 0.0065 0.0035
Part-time work 0.0008 0.0006 0.0000 0.0003
Materialist approach     
Poor working conditions -0.0007 0.0020 0.0000 0.0227
Noise 0.0055 -0.0006 0.0054 0.0001
Pollution 0.0007 0.0007 0.0002 0.0002
Insurance status 0.0005 0.0009 0.0024 0.0016
Distance to nearest doctors practice,
public transport and big city
0.0012 0.0004 -0.0005 -0.0002
Psychosocial approach     
Nobody to confide in 0.0007 0.0048 0.0015 0.0002
Nobody supports career 0.0006 -0.0003 0.0042 0.0006
Degree of autonomy at work 0.0042 0.0190 0.0061 0.0025
Time pressure at work 0.0006 0.0002 -0.0004 0.0024
Level of job security 0.0008 -0.0021 -0.0007 -0.0041
Smoking and a lack of recognition at the workplace -0.0024 0.0016 0.0005 0.0032
Alcohol and a lack of recognition at the workplace 0.0057 0.0001 0.0013 0.0022
Cultural behavioural approach     
Exercise 0.0060 0.0069 0.0083 0.0140
Hard-liqueur consumption 0.0001 0.0005 0.0002 0.0038
Smoking status 0.0197 -0.0010 0.0030 0.0061
Weight problems 0.0551 0.0181 0.0279 0.0273
Smoking interacted with low education -0.0092 0.0025 0.0003 0.0052
Alcohol interacted with low education 0.0054 0.0004 0.0000 0.0003
Capability approach 0.0046 0.0374 0.0334 0.0618
Observations 701 1112 1150 537
R-squared 0.14 0.10 0.11 0.22