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Table 2 Distribution of onset of disability (years) by MPCE quintile, sex and residence in India, 2018

From: Economic gradient of onset of disability in India

  Locomotor Visual Hearing Speech Mental Retardation Mental Illness Other Disabilitya
P25 P50 P75 P25 P50 P75 P25 P50 P75 P25 P50 P75 P25 P50 P75 P25 P50 P75 P25 P50 P75
MPCE Quintile
 Poorest 8 39 59 35 55 65 35 55 65 3 10 53 2 2 12 15 25 40 8 40 61
 Poor 10 42 60 35 55 65 35 55 65 4 22 52 2 2 25 15 25 41 10 38 57
 Middle 10 42 60 39 56 65 39 55 66 4 26.5 55 2 2 21 18 28 44 10 41 59
 Rich 14 45 61 38 56 66 40 57 67 4 34 58 2 2 26 19 30 45 12 42 58
 Richest 24 49 63 40 55 65 40 59 70 4 40 61 2 2 36 18 30 48 20 48 62
 Total 12 44 60 38 55 65 38 56 67 4 29 56 2 2 25 17 28 45 13 44 60
Sex
 Male 10 39 58 33 54 64 38 56 66 4 32 57 2 2 22 16 25 40 12 45 60
 Female 19 50 63 41 57 65 40 56 68 3 21 56 2 2 32 19 31 48 14 43 59
 Total 12 44 60 38 55 65 38 56 67 4 29 56 2 2 25 17 28 45 13 44 60
Residence
 Rural 11 42 60 40 56 65 38 55 66 4 26 56 2 2 25 18 28 44 11 40.5 58
 Urban 16 46 62 34 54 64 40 58 68 4 34 57 2 2 24 17 28 45 17 48 62
 Total 12 44 60 38 55 65 38 56 67 4 29 56 2 2 25 17 28 45 13 44 60
  1. aOther disability includes: Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, other chronic neurological conditions, hemophilia, thalassemia, sickle cell disease