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Table 3 Decomposition of CIs of alcohol use, males aged 15+

From: Decomposing socioeconomic inequalities in alcohol use by men living in South African urban informal settlements

  Elasticity CI Absolute contribution % contribution
Age:
 15–34 base base base base
 35–44 0.0153 −0.0172 −0.0011 1.01
 45–54 − 0.0001 −0.0947 0.0000 −0.03
 55-over −0.002 0.0785 −0.0006 0.59
 Total     1.57
Education:
 No education base base base base
 Primary −0.0199 −0.105 0.0084 −8.02
 Secondary −0.0386 0.0138 −0.0021 2.04
 Matric −0.0115 0.0343 −0.0016 1.52
 Tertiary −0.0054 0.2219 −0.0048 4.56
 Total     0.11
Marital status:
 Married base base base base
 Never married −0.0200 0.0171 − 0.0014 1.31
 Widowed/Separated 0.0032 −0.1218 −0.0015 1.49
 Total     2.80
Race:
 African base base base base
 Non-African −0.0027 0.3925 −0.0042 4.02
Employment status:
 Unemployed base base base base
 Employed 0.0309 −0.0266 −0.0033 3.15
Wealth status:
 Quintile 1 (Poorest) base base base base
 Quintile 2 0.0132 −0.3713 −0.0195 18.76
 Quintile3 0.0091 0.0280 0.001 −0.98
 Quintile 4 −0.0134 0.4266 −0.0229 21.94
 Quantile 5 (Richest) −0.0218 0.8131 −0.0709 68.09
 Total     107.81
Province:
 Western Cape base base base base
 Gauteng 0.0283 0.0194 0.0022 −2.11
 Eastern Cape 0.0134 0.1277 0.0068 −6.55
 Northern Cape 0.0055 0.4892 0.0108 −10.40
 Free State 0.0033 −0.1994 −0.0026 2.50
 Kwa-Zulu Natal 0.0000 −0.1302 0.0000 −0.02
 North West 0.0091 0.0891 0.0032 −3.10
 Mpumalanga 0.0002 0.2090 0.0002 −0.17
 Limpopo −0.0032 − 0.6294 0.0081 −7.80
 Total     −27.66
 Residual     8.19