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Table 3 Contribution from each regressor and each dimension to C of PCS (in percent of predicted C)

From: Decomposition of sources of income-related health inequality applied on SF-36 summary scores: a Danish health survey

  PF RP BP GH VT SF RE MH PCS
ln(income) 25.07 8.62 22.81 14.17 1.58 -0.02 -6.62 -7.44 58.17
Male (31–45) -3.21 -4.38 -9.16 -5.68 -0.53 0.04 0.72 3.63 -18.58
Male (46–60) -7.62 -5.66 -7.98 -8.29 -0.19 0.02 1.23 0.09 -28.43
Male (61–70) -0.44 -0.60 -0.58 -0.24 -0.08 0.01 0.16 0.51 -1.26
Male (71–80) 1.17 0.14 -0.53 -0.16 -0.12 0.01 0.66 1.05 2.23
Female (16–30) -0.18 0.44 1.90 1.22 0.57 -0.07 -2.86 -4.49 -3.46
Female (31–45) -0.72 -1.41 -2.64 -1.45 -0.27 0.02 0.44 1.55 -4.48
Female (46–60) -0.11 -0.12 -0.19 -0.10 -0.01 0.00 0.01 0.07 -0.44
Female (61–70) 0.81 -0.60 -0.75 -0.54 -0.16 -0.01 -0.47 -0.16 -1.88
Female (71–80) 3.90 3.52 1.42 1.24 0.20 0.00 -0.17 -1.16 8.95
Low Education 0.17 0.10 0.15 -0.03 0.00 0.00 0.03 -0.01 0.41
Medium Education -0.34 -1.12 -2.75 2.07 0.09 -0.01 -0.52 -1.45 -4.04
Other Education 2.07 9.92 7.32 2.12 0.01 -0.03 -1.62 -1.95 17.84
Skilled worker -1.46 -1.84 -0.92 -0.43 -0.08 0.00 0.24 0.99 -3.49
White-collar worker -3.87 -1.02 7.05 -1.00 -0.17 0.04 1.55 6.43 9.02
Selfemployed -0.31 -0.23 0.96 -0.66 0.01 -0.01 -0.23 0.99 0.52
Assisting spouse -0.04 0.18 0.05 0.04 0.01 0.00 -0.03 -0.05 0.16
Housewife 1.33 2.57 0.31 1.44 0.15 -0.03 -0.17 -2.00 3.60
Apprentice 0.59 0.28 0.70 -0.23 0.01 0.00 0.64 0.31 2.30
Student 0.83 -2.32 -2.50 -3.21 0.14 -0.03 2.14 -2.34 -7.28
Retired 28.02 24.08 15.63 18.38 1.18 -0.22 -5.73 -9.38 71.94
Unemployed 1.29 1.82 0.02 1.09 0.06 -0.03 -0.23 -1.17 2.84
Other job -0.67 -0.78 -0.19 -0.43 -0.02 0.01 0.27 0.64 -1.17
Cohabitant 0.13 0.10 0.36 0.21 0.02 0.00 0.01 -0.09 0.74
Separated -0.04 -0.12 -0.14 -0.01 -0.02 0.00 0.01 0.30 -0.02
Divorced -0.56 -0.35 -0.07 -0.21 -0.04 0.01 0.25 0.34 -0.62
Widowed 0.15 -0.12 -0.35 -0.44 -0.02 -0.01 -1.31 -1.06 -3.15
Alone -2.22 1.69 -3.06 -0.33 -0.06 0.00 -0.40 -2.60 -6.99
Other 0.02 0.03 -0.04 -0.06 0.00 0.00 -0.03 -0.01 -0.09
Daily smoker 0.13 0.29 0.56 0.39 0.05 -0.01 -0.11 -0.22 1.09
High alcohol 0.01 0.00 -0.15 -0.12 0.01 0.00 -0.06 -0.14 -0.46
Vegetables, cooked -0.07 -0.39 -0.25 -0.08 0.02 0.00 -0.03 -0.12 -0.93
Vegetables, raw 0.24 0.03 0.16 0.29 0.07 0.00 0.01 -0.31 0.50
Fruit 0.09 -0.01 -0.13 0.03 0.00 0.00 -0.01 0.02 -0.02
No exercises 2.56 1.40 1.30 0.85 0.15 -0.02 -0.51 -0.71 5.03
Smoker and alcohol 0.02 -0.02 -0.01 0.01 0.01 0.00 -0.03 -0.09 -0.12
Smoke,alco,no exer 0.38 0.34 0.49 0.11 -0.03 0.00 0.07 0.20 1.57
Predicted C 47.11 34.46 28.80 19.95 2.52 -0.33 -12.70 -19.83 100.00
  1. N = 2767; PF – Physical Function; RP – Role-Physical; BP – Bodily Pain; GH – General Health Perception; VT – Vitality Scale; SF – Social Function; RE – Role-Emotional; MH – Mental Health.