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Table 5 Decomposition results by factors for men

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 0.0021 -0.0014 0.0114 0.0087
Education 0.0025 0.0261 0.0138 0.0084
Occupation 0.0035 0.0069 0.0156 -0.0008
House ownership and value of property 0.0053 0.0015 -0.0018 0.0000
Financial assets and value of financial assets 0.0014 0.0109 0.0073 -0.0008
Children -0.0006 0.0016 0.0147 0.0018
Marital status 0.0019 0.0079 0.0103 0.0081
Immigrant status 0.0036 0.0008 -0.0003 0.0007
Part-time work 0.0019 0.0000 0.0017 0.0007
Materialist approach     
Poor working conditions -0.0011 0.0088 0.0069 0.0070
Noise 0.0074 -0.0002 0.0062 0.0025
Pollution 0.0001 0.0016 0.0007 0.0029
Insurance status 0.0007 0.0055 0.0032 0.0027
Distance to nearest doctors practice, public transport and big city 0.0002 -0.0003 -0.0010 0.0034
Psychosocial approach     
Nobody to confide in 0.0002 -0.0001 0.0000 0.0020
Nobody supports career 0.0048 0.0006 0.0005 0.0085
Degree of autonomy at work 0.0015 0.0013 0.0108 -0.0026
Time pressure at work 0.0041 -0.0008 -0.0009 -0.0012
Level of job security 0.0007 0.0032 0.0036 -0.0028
Smoking and a lack of recognition at the workplace 0.0074 0.0040 -0.0061 -0.0005
Alcohol and a lack of recognition at the workplace 0.0006 0.0018 0.0033 0.0009
Cultural behavioural approach     
Exercise -0.0004 0.0061 0.0102 0.0160
Hard-liqueur consumption 0.0134 0.0022 0.0003 0.0015
Smoking status -0.0019 -0.0018 0.0130 0.0000
Weight problems 0.0097 0.0080 0.0145 0.0306
Smoking interacted with low education 0.0066 0.0033 -0.0006 0.0006
Alcohol interacted with low education -0.0006 0.0000 -0.0015 0.0072
Capability approach 0.0207 0.0219 0.0396 0.0511
Observations 715 1291 1180 794
R-squared 0.10 0.12 0.18 0.16