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Table 4 Decomposition of CIs of alcohol use by age groups

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

  Males aged 15–34 years Males aged 35–44 years
Elasticity CI Absolute contribution % contribution Elasticity CI Absolute contribution % contribution
Education:
 No education base base base base base base base base
 Primary − 0.0693 −0.1964 0.0544 − 52.26 −0.0586 − 0.1788 0.0419 − 40.23
 Secondary 0.0000 0.0057 −0.0021 2.03 −0.0661 0.0395 −0.0105 10.04
 Matric −0.0292 0.0265 −0.0031 2.97 −0.0392 0.0843 −0.0132 12.71
 Tertiary −0.009 0.2162 −0.0078 7.45 −0.0147 0.1775 −0.0105 10.05
 Total     −39.82     −7.44
Marital status:
 Married base base base base base base base base
 Never married −0.0344 0.0628 −0.0086 8.29 0.0775 −0.0426 − 0.0132 12.67
 Widowed/separated 0.0047 0.5094 0.0096 −9.19 0.0138 0.0881 0.0048 −4.65
 Total     −0.90     8.02
Race:
 African base base base base base base base base
 Non-African −0.0059 0.3662 −0.0087 8.34 0.0022 0.4542 0.0041 −3.89
Employment status:
 Unemployed base base base base base base base base
 Employed 0.0381 −0.1108 −0.0169 16.21 0.0031 0.0460 0.0006 −0.55
Wealth status:
 Quintile 1 base base base base base base base base
 Quintile 2 0.0113 − 0.4027 − 0.0182 17.50 0.0057 −0.3388 −0.0077 7.41
 Quintile 3 0.0204 0.0238 0.0019 −1.87 −0.0226 0.0635 −0.0057 5.52
 Quintile 4 −0.0238 0.4340 −0.0414 39.71 0.0013 0.4349 0.0023 −2.21
 Quantile 5 − 0.0137 0.8132 −0.0444 42.65 −0.0408 0.8166 −0.1334 128.03
 Total     98.00     138.75
Province
 Western Cape base base base base base base base base
 Gauteng 0.0429 −0.026 −0.0045 4.29 0.1068 −0.0389 − 0.0166 15.97
 Eastern Cape 0.0204 0.1372 0.0112 −10.78 0.0179 0.1552 0.0111 −10.66
 Northern Cape 0.0085 0.4811 0.0164 −15.76 0.0032 0.4399 0.0057 −5.48
 Free State 0.0041 −0.1633 − 0.0027 2.56 0.0043 − 0.1092 − 0.0019 1.81
 Kwa-Zulu Natal 0.0057 −0.1343 −0.0031 2.95 0.0081 −0.194 −0.0063 6.03
 North West 0.0144 0.1032 0.0060 −5.72 0.0052 0.1657 0.0034 −3.28
 Mpumalanga 0.0013 0.2541 0.0013 −1.28 −0.0083 0.418 −0.0138 13.24
 Limpopo −0.0022 − 0.5979 0.0052 −4.96 −0.0168 − 0.5512 0.037 −35.51
 Total     −28.70     −17.88
 Residual     46.86     −17.01