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Table 3 Adjusted mean and standard error in age of onset (years) by type of disability in India, 2018

From: Economic gradient of onset of disability in India

  Locomotor Visual Hearing Speech Mental Retardation Mental Illness Other Disabilitya
Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE
MPCE Quintile
 Poorest 33.56 0.0000526 45.91 0.0000451 46.59 0.0000392 26.69 0.0000192 12.56 0.0000411 29.46 0.0000196 36.2 0.0000267
 Poor 34.88 0.0000567 45.86 0.0000492 45.92 0.000042 29.12 0.0000211 17.73 0.0000437 29.51 0.0000207 34.87 0.000027
 Middle 35.77 0.0000557 46.67 0.0000487 48.2 0.0000406 31.47 0.0000215 16.19 0.000044 32.11 0.0000204 36.38 0.0000257
 Rich 36.96 0.0000576 46.52 0.0000509 49.45 0.0000412 34.04 0.0000234 17.94 0.0000473 32.87 0.0000208 37.04 0.0000271
 Richest 39.74 0.0000577 46.23 0.0000512 50.86 0.0000398 37.5 0.0000247 24.41 0.0000486 34.45 0.0000207 41.71 0.0000289
Gender
 Male 33.78 0.0000351 44.44 0.00003 47.94 0.0000266 32.5 0.0000206 15.95 0.0000317 29.46 0.0000117 37.23 0.0000193
 Female 38.75 0.0000348 48.17 0.0000301 48.49 0.0000267 30.9 0.0000207 19.62 0.0000317 34.06 0.0000121 37.26 0.0000201
Residence
 Rural 35.28 0.0000304 46.98 0.0000258 47.46 0.0000225 30.79 0.0000161 16.27 0.000025 31.35 0.0000128 36.19 0.0000156
 Urban 38.19 0.000047 44.53 0.0000402 49.89 0.0000329 33.9 0.0000285 21.03 0.000045 32.41 0.0000192 39.66 0.0000243
Education
 Below Primary 42.09 0.0000212 52.35 0.0000111 52.36 0.0000161 28.88 0.0000131 13.08 0.0000205 32.86 0.0000131 36.38 0.0000176
 Middle/Secondary 29.23 0.0000334 39.54 0.000016 41.11 0.0000242 32.91 0.0000193 20.29 0.0000296 29.65 0.0000197 37.27 0.0000263
 Secondary & above 27.64 0.0000448 36.77 0.0000185 45.57 0.0000302 39.04 0.0000234 28.64 0.0000365 30.92 0.0000244 39.95 0.0000331
Religion
 Hindu 36.44 0.0000286 46.68 0.0000245 48.69 0.0000207 31.95 0.0000165 18.57 0.0000253 31.88 0.0000118 37.57 0.0000111
 Muslim 33.36 0.0000644 44.35 0.0000543 44.9 0.0000464 29.67 0.0000327 12.85 0.0000526 30.03 0.0000262 31.42 0.000022
 Others 39.79 0.0001173 44.47 0.0000991 49.89 0.0000866 34.11 0.0000713 17.97 0.0001003 33.09 0.0000494 48.65 0.0000463
Social group
 ST 35.99 0.0000746 46.55 0.0000666 45.41 0.0000562 27.65 0.0000414 22.75 0.0000614 30.04 0.0000318 42.37 0.0000412
 SC 33.71 0.000056 45.13 0.0000491 45.86 0.0000405 31.92 0.0000305 17.37 0.0000458 30.55 0.0000227 35.38 0.0000241
 OBC 35.08 0.0000376 46.86 0.000033 48.51 0.0000276 31.2 0.0000203 14.89 0.0000312 31.33 0.0000152 35.8 0.0000166
 Others 39.75 0.0000494 45.84 0.000043 50.25 0.0000358 33.9 0.0000294 21 0.0000459 33.59 0.0000199 39.2 0.0000287
Household Size
 1–4 36.6 0.000041 45.17 0.000035 48.39 0.0000298 32.96 0.0000241 19.84 0.0000374 32.11 0.000017 37.66 0.0000224
 5–8 36.11 0.0000362 46.7 0.0000304 47.97 0.0000267 31.37 0.0000196 15.84 0.0000304 31.47 0.0000152 37.61 0.0000186
 9–28 34.78 0.0000821 48.06 0.0000687 48.64 0.0000601 28.77 0.000041 18.93 0.0000678 30.99 0.0000333 33.77 0.0000401
  1. aOther disability includes: Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, other chronic neurological conditions, hemophilia, thalassemia, sickle cell disease