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Table 3 Oaxaca-type decomposition of change in the health inequalities, 2004–2010 and 2010–2014

From: Assessing changes in social determinants of health inequalities in South Africa : a decomposition analysis

  2004–2010 2010–2014
  Ill-health status Disability Ill-health status Disability
  Δ C se % Δ C se % Δ C se % Δ C se %
0 - 6 yrs -0.004 0.008 -9.4 -0.046 0.008 191.1 -0.013 0.008 -92.9 0.059 0.009 311.2
6 - 17 yrs -0.001 0.009 -1.9 0.006 0.008 -26.4 -0.006 0.009 -43.1 0.023 0.010 122.3
18 - 30 yrs 0.002 0.010 4.0 0.008 0.009 -34.3 -0.006 0.010 -42.9 0.014 0.010 72.9
31 - 45 yrs 0.004 0.011 10.5 -0.021 0.009 86.4 0.005 0.010 33.6 -0.006 0.010 -30.4
46 - 64 yrs 0.003 0.013 7.4 -0.039 0.010 159.7 0.002 0.012 12.2 -0.018 0.011 -96.3
Black African -0.006 0.003 -14.3 -0.055 0.002 227.5 -0.001 0.003 -11.1 0.007 0.002 38.8
Indian 0.000 0.016 -0.9 0.000 0.007 0.5 -0.004 0.016 -32.6 0.000 0.007 -0.5
White 0.009 0.018 23.3 0.012 0.008 -49.9 0.020 0.017 146.9 0.009 0.008 47.5
Single 0.019 0.018 48.6 0.032 0.007 -131.3 0.002 0.019 18.0 -0.013 0.008 -70.9
No schooling 0.001 0.231 1.5 0.013 0.236 -53.3 0.004 0.033 31.0 -0.010 0.021 -54.4
Less than diploma 0.000 0.019 -1.0 -0.003 0.020 11.3 0.002 0.013 15.2 0.021 0.014 108.8
Diploma certificate -0.001 0.018 -3.7 0.022 0.019 -91.5 -0.003 0.011 -20.7 -0.015 0.012 -77.9
Honours degree 0.001 0.020 3.8 0.017 0.019 -69.6 -0.003 0.014 -21.5 -0.019 0.012 -98.9
Employed -0.002 0.040 -4.1 0.063 0.025 -261.5 0.004 0.036 26.0 -0.012 0.020 -62.6
Urban 0.018 0.004 47.8 0.001 0.002 -6.1 0.001 0.004 8.8 0.007 0.002 35.7
Western Cape 0.014 0.005 35.3 -0.018 0.003 75.8 -0.005 0.005 -40.7 0.004 0.003 22.1
Eastern Cape -0.002 0.011 -4.0 0.003 0.006 -11.7 -0.012 0.011 -92.4 0.006 0.006 33.8
Northern cape 0.000 0.008 1.0 0.000 0.006 -0.5 0.000 0.009 -0.1 0.000 0.007 0.6
Kwazulu-Natal -0.011 0.010 -27.6 0.007 0.006 -29.7 0.002 0.010 15.9 0.004 0.007 23.4
North West -0.011 0.010 -27.6 0.001 0.006 -5.4 0.000 0.010 -2.7 -0.003 0.007 -14.5
Gauteng 0.009 0.008 24.0 -0.032 0.005 133.3 0.015 0.008 114.5 0.013 0.006 66.6
Mpumalanga 0.000 0.009 0.6 0.002 0.005 -8.6 -0.001 0.009 -9.8 -0.001 0.006 -4.0
Limpopo -0.008 0.010 -20.1 -0.007 0.005 28.7 0.005 0.010 35.8 0.013 0.006 67.8
Grant recipient 0.002 0.009 5.7 0.008 0.006 -32.3 0.007 0.010 54.1 -0.064 0.006 -341.8
Female 0.000 0.006 1.1 0.000 0.005 -2.0 0.000 0.005 -1.8 0.000 0.004 0.7
Total 0.039    -0.024    0.013    0.019