Table 2: Reported fair/poor Self-rated health by sociodemographic factors (n = 6 192).

n Fair/Poor
% 95% CI p-value
Total 6 192 18.1 15.3-20.8
Age (Years)
15 to 24* 1 688 7.2 5.1-10.1 < 0.001
25 to 49 2 636 16.6 13.4-20.3
50+ 1 868 39.1 33.9-44.5
Sex
Male* 2 582 15 11.7-19 0.003
Females 3 610 20.6 17.9-23.7
Race Group
Black African* 3 189 18.2 15.3-21.6 0.575
Other Race Group 3 000 16.9 13.7-20.6
Marital Status
Not Married* 3 965 17 14-20.3 0.009
Married 2 173 22.4 18.9-26.4
Education Level
No education/Primary* 1 000 28.7 23-35.2 < 0.001
Secondary 4 069 12.5 10.3-15.1
Tertiary 410 9.9 6.6-14.5
Asset-based SES
Low* 2 288 19.9 16.3-24 0.046
Middle 1 593 14.5 11.1-18.8
High 2 246 15.3 12.4-18.8
Employment Status
Employed* 3 633 9.9 7.3-13.4 < 0.001
Unemployed 2 190 21 17.8-24.6
Locality type
Urban formal* 3 737 16 12.9-19.8 0.155
urban informal 526 20.4 15.5-26.3
rural informal 1 423 19.4 15.3-24.3
rural formal 506 10.7 6.9-16

Note: Subtotals do not add up to the overall Total (n) due to non-response and / or missing data CI-Confidence Intervals; SES-Socio-Economic Status. * = Reference category in multivariate model.

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