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Table 3 Cumulative shares of illnesses in South Africa (2008)

From: Socioeconomic-related health inequality in South Africa: evidence from General Household Surveys

Quintiles of SES Flu/ART Diarrhoea Trauma TB Drug abuse Depressi on Diabetes High BP HIV STDs
Poorest 20% 17.3% 30.7% 18.8% 37.1% 21.8% 21.2% 19.0% 17.8% 23.4% 17.0%
Poorest 40% 37.0% 55.1% 40.8% 64.9% 54.6% 44.0% 35.1% 39.0% 56.6% 51.0%
Poorest 60% 56.3% 78.9% 60.8% 83.3% 74.5% 65.4% 53.6% 62.8% 79.4% 67.7%
Poorest 80% 84.0% 93.0% 82.5% 100.0% 88.1% 90.3% 83.0% 91.8% 93.8% 83.7%
Standardized concentration index 0.0455** (0.0137) -0.2248** (0.0306) -0.0183 (0.0632) -0.3344** (0.0311) -0.1541 (0.1029) -0.0662* (0.0375) 0.0123 (0.0439) -0.0647** (0.0181) -0.1976** (0.0421) -0.1152 (0.1055)
  1. Note: These are standardized for age-sex variations. Concentration indices are based on Wagstaff's normalization
  2. Robust standard errors in parentheses
  3. **, * significant at 1%, and 10% levels respectively