Skip to main content

Table 2 Poverty and poor SRH: a descriptive analysis

From: Multidimensional poverty and health: evidence from a nationwide survey in Japan

Dimension of poverty Definition of poverty N Proportion (%) of
poverty poor SRH K6 ≥ 5 current smoking
1. Household income D (1) = 1 2595 10.4 14.6 34.6 29.0
2. Education D (2) = 1 1303 5.2 15.8 33.3 43.0
3. Social protection D (3) = 1 1077 4.3 17.0 37.2 22.7
4. Housing conditions D (4) = 1 1866 7.5 12.8 34.8 30.2
  D (1, 2, 3, 4) ≥ 1 5600 22.5 14.0 35.7 30.2
  D (1, 2, 3, 4) ≥ 2 1072 4.3 17.3 38.2 35.1
  D (1, 2, 3, 4) ≥ 3 153 0.6 22.9 32.7 31.4
  D (1, 2, 3, 4) = 4 16 0.1 31.3 18.8 31.3
All   24905 100.0 11.2 31.9 25.4
  1. D denotes the number of deprivation in the dimensions quoted in the parenthesis, where 1 = household income, 2 = education, 3 = social protection, and 4 = housing conditions.