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Table 4 Cumulative shares of disabilities in South Africa (2008)

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

Quintiles of SES Sight Hearing Speech Physical Intellectual Emotional
Poorest 20% 18.9% 26.6% 25.1% 28.5% 24.0% 18.5%
Poorest 40% 46.4% 49.3% 52.8% 53.1% 46.9% 45.5%
Poorest 60% 70.5% 70.7% 70.5% 70.4% 67.0% 66.3%
Poorest 80% 95.6% - 91.6% - 88.8% - 95.0% - 89.0% 92.0%
Standardized concentration index 0.11*** (0.029) 0.13*** (0.036) 0.11** (0.047) 0.15*** (0.024) -0.08** (0.033) -0.09** (0.036)
  1. Note: These are standardized for age-sex variations. Concentration indices are based on
  2. Wagstaff's normalization
  3. Robust standard errors in parentheses
  4. ***, ** significant at 1%, and 5% levels respectively