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Table 2 Prevalence of self-reported poor health across health domains and overall health among adults aged 18+, by wealth and education; pooled analysis of 37 lower-income countries WHS (2002-2004)

From: Socioeconomic inequality in domains of health: results from the World Health Surveys

  Overall health Mobility Self-care Pain and discomfort Cognition Interpersonal activities Vision Sleep and Energy Affect
  % SE % SE % SE % SE % SE % SE % SE % SE % SE
Average 10.1 0.3 6.7 0.2 3.4 0.1 11.2 0.3 6.5 0.2 3.6 0.1 5.1 0.1 7.5 0.2 7.8 0.2
Wealth quintile 1 14.6 0.5 9.6 0.4 5.0 0.3 14.6 0.5 8.9 0.4 5.0 0.3 7.0 0.3 9.8 0.4 10.1 0.4
Wealth quintile 2 11.9 0.4 7.2 0.3 3.8 0.2 12.3 0.5 7.0 0.3 4.0 0.2 5.9 0.3 8.6 0.4 8.3 0.3
Wealth quintile 3 10.2 0.4 6.9 0.4 3.1 0.2 11.6 0.4 6.5 0.3 3.3 0.2 5.3 0.3 7.4 0.3 7.9 0.3
Wealth quintile 4 8.5 0.4 5.7 0.3 3.1 0.2 10.1 0.4 6.1 0.4 3.4 0.3 4.0 0.2 6.7 0.3 7.5 0.4
Wealth quintile 5 6.1 0.3 4.7 0.3 2.1 0.2 8.0 0.4 4.4 0.2 2.4 0.2 3.8 0.2 5.5 0.3 5.5 0.3
No formal education 13.9 0.4 9.9 0.4 5.5 0.2 15.8 0.5 9.8 0.4 5.5 0.3 8.0 0.3 9.9 0.4 10.5 0.4
Less than primary schooling 11.7 0.5 7.9 0.5 3.8 0.3 14.1 0.6 7.9 0.4 4.2 0.3 6.3 0.4 9.5 0.4 9.1 0.4
Primary school completed 8.2 0.4 5.0 0.3 2.6 0.2 9.6 0.4 5.3 0.3 3.1 0.2 3.5 0.2 6.9 0.3 7.5 0.3
Secondary school completed 7.4 0.4 4.6 0.3 2.0 0.2 6.7 0.4 4.7 0.3 2.1 0.2 3.4 0.4 5.2 0.3 5.2 0.3
High school completed 7.5 0.4 4.3 0.3 1.6 0.2 7.5 0.4 3.1 0.2 1.9 0.2 3.0 0.2 5.1 0.3 5.2 0.3