Table 1

Number of conditions and categories of conditions by sociodemographic characteristics

People (n) (%)Conditions (n)Categories of conditions (n)
Mean (SD)01234567Mean (SD)01234
All sample2.18 (1.21)267 (7%)922 (24%)1233 (32%)934 (24%)412 (11%)102 (3%)18 (0%)1 (0%)1.66 (0.88)267 (7%)1524 (39%)1418 (36%)614 (16%)66 (2%)
Age group
 40–49 (17.6%)1.94 (1.16)71 (10%)184 (27%)216 (32%)155 (23%)48 (7%)10 (1%)1 (0%)0 (0%)1.62 (0.94)71 (10%)259 (38%)230 (34%)112 (16%)13 (2%)
 50–59 (27.5%)2.19 (1.19)67 (6%)252 (24%)342 (32%)268 (25%)105 (10%)31 (3%)4 (0%)0 (0%)1.68 (0.91)67 (6%)431 (40%)371 (35%)172 (16%)28 (3%)
 60–69 (27.2%)2.28 (1.24)58 (5%)244 (23%)335 (32%)234 (22%)144 (14%)33 (3%)8 (1%)0 (0%)1.69 (0.87)58 (5%)418 (40%)386 (37%)178 (17%)16 (2%)
 70–79 (17.6%)2.16 (1.23)56 (8%)159 (23%)202 (29%)181 (26%)68 (10%)16 (2%)3 (0%)1 (0%)1.61 (0.86)56 (8%)264 (38%)266 (39%)92 (13%)8 (1%)
 80+ (10.1%)2.31 (1.16)15 (4%)83 (21%)138 (35%)96 (24%)47 (12%)12 (3%)2 (1%)0 (0%)1.69 (0.78)15 (4%)152 (39%)165 (42%)60 (15%)1 (0%)
Sex
 Female (54.8%)2.26 (1.23)135 (6%)478 (22%)646 (30%)540 (25%)254 (12%)64 (3%)13 (1%)1 (0%)1.71 (0.89)135 (6%)797 (37%)797 (37%)361 (17%)41 (2%)
 Male (45.2%)2.08 (1.17)132 (8%)444 (25%)587 (33%)394 (22%)158 (9%)38 (2%)5 (0%)0 (0%)1.61 (0.87)132 (8%)727 (41%)621 (35%)253 (14%)25 (1%)
Education
 No formal education (45.5%)2.21 (1.22)118 (7%)407 (23%)564 (32%)420 (24%)202 (11%)53 (3%)7 (0%)0 (0%)1.69 (0.89)118 (7%)675 (38%)658 (37%)285 (16%)35 (2%)
 Some primary edu (1–7 y) (35.4%)2.22 (1.22)92 (7%)315 (23%)423 (31%)349 (25%)151 (11%)36 (3%)9 (1%)1 (0%)1.68 (0.88)92 (7%)529 (38%)507 (37%)227 (16%)21 (2%)
 Primary or more (8+y) (19.1%)2.02 (1.15)57 (8%)200 (27%)246 (33%)165 (22%)59 (8%)13 (2%)2 (0%)0 (0%)1.58 (0.87)57 (8%)320 (43%)253 (34%)102 (14%)10 (1%)
Country of origin
 South Africa (69.8%)2.18 (1.23)187 (7%)659 (24%)835 (31%)643 (24%)302 (11%)77 (3%)12 (0%)1 (0%)1.65 (0.88)187 (7%)1088 (40%)978 (36%)423 (16%)40 (1%)
 Mozambique/other (30.1%)2.16 (1.17)80 (7%)262 (22%)397 (34%)289 (25%)110 (9%)25 (2%)6 (1%)0 (0%)1.70 (0.90)80 (7%)434 (37%)439 (38%)190 (16%)26 (2%)
Marital status
 Never married (4.8%)1.97 (1.23)18 (10%)56 (30%)54 (29%)39 (21%)16 (9%)4 (2%)1 (1%)0 (0%)1.63 (0.93)18 (10%)72 (38%)63 (34%)32 (17%)3 (2%)
 Currently married (51.9%)2.07 (1.20)163 (8%)527 (26%)636 (32%)445 (22%)195 (10%)46 (2%)6 (0%)(0%)1.55 (0.85)163 (8%)885 (44%)701 (35%)242 (12%)27 (1%)
 Separated/divorced (13.0%)2.26 (1.17)24 (5%)113 (22%)163 (32%)133 (26%)57 (11%)11 (2%)3 (1%)0 (0%)1.82 (0.90)24 (5%)177 (35%)180 (36%)113 (22%)10 (2%)
 Widowed (30.3%)2.35 (1.22)62 (5%)226 (19%)379 (32%)316 (27%)144 (12%)41 (3%)8 (1%)1 (0%)1.80 (0.89)62 (5%)389 (33%)473 (40%)227 (19%)26 (2%)
Household size
 Living alone (10.4%)2.28 (1.16)21 (5%)81 (20%)132 (33%)124 (31%)32 (8%)14 (3%)2 (0%)0 (0%)1.84 (0.89)21 (5%)126 (31%)163 (40%)88 (22%)8 (2%)
 Living with one other person (10.4%)2.20 (1.23)32 (8%)87 (22%)129 (32%)90 (22%)55 (14%)8 (2%)2 (0%)0 (0%)1.67 (0.88)32 (8%)146 (36%)155 (38%)65 (16%)5 (1%)
 Living in 3–6 person household (48.0%)2.13 (1.21)140 (8%)463 (25%)590 (32%)426 (23%)191 (10%)50 (3%)6 (0%)0 (0%)1.63 (0.88)140 (8%)754 (40%)666 (36%)277 (15%)29 (2%)
 Living in 7+person household (31.2%)2.21 (1.21)74 (6%)291 (24%)382 (31%)294 (24%)134 (11%)30 (2%)8 (1%)1 (0%)1.66 (0.88)74 (6%)498 (41%)434 (36%)184 (15%)24 (2%)
Employment status
 Employed (part or full time) (15.8%)2.04 (1.14)51 (8%)147 (24%)215 (35%)141 (23%)48 (8%)11 (2%)1 (0%)0 (0%)1.61 (0.89)51 (8%)249 (41%)215 (35%)88 (14%)11 (2%)
 Other (84.0%)2.20 (1.22)216 (7%)774 (24%)1014 (31%)791 (24%)364 (11%)91 (3%)17 (1%)1 (0%)1.67 (0.88)216 (7%)1274 (39%)1199 (37%)524 (16%)55 (2%)
Wealth index
 Quintile 1 (poorest) (20.8%)2.13 (1.22)65 (8%)194 (24%)252 (31%)201 (25%)70 (9%)22 (3%)5 (1%)0 (0%)1.71 (0.94)65 (8%)296 (37%)279 (34%)149 (18%)20 (2%)
 Quintile 2 (19.9%)2.20 (1.21)51 (7%)178 (23%)247 (32%)191 (25%)80 (10%)21 (3%)5 (1%)0 (0%)1.71 (0.89)51 (7%)287 (37%)288 (37%)132 (17%)15 (2%)
 Quintile 3 (19.7%)2.14 (1.22)59 (8%)182 (24%)252 (33%)165 (22%)81 (11%)24 (3%)2 (0%)0 (0%)1.67 (0.91)59 (8%)292 (38%)275 (36%)123 (16%)16 (2%)
 Quintile 4 (19.4%)2.23 (1.20)48 (6%)169 (22%)234 (31%)192 (25%)90 (12%)18 (2%)2 (0%)1 (0%)1.65 (0.85)48 (6%)294 (39%)292 (39%)111 (15%)9 (1%)
 Quintile 5 (richest) (20.3%)2.19 (1.19)44 (6%)199 (25%)248 (31%)185 (23%)91 (12%)17 (2%)4 (1%)0 (0%)1.58 (0.81)44 (6%)355 (45%)284 (36%)99 (13%)6 (1%)