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Table 4 Frequency and percent of individuals with chronic illness, and poor or very poor health status, by quintile in the last month

From: Affordability, availability and acceptability barriers to health care for the chronically ill: Longitudinal case studies from South Africa

  Poorest 2 3 4 5 Total  
Frequency & percent with poor or very poor health status 43 (13%) 24 (7%) 29 (8%) 29 (12%) 20 (11%) 145 (10%) Pearson chi2 (16) = 47.3597, PR = 0.000
Frequency & percent with a chronic health problem 49 (15%) 31 (9%) 41 (12%) 28 (1%) 46 (26%) 195 (13%) Pearson chi2 (4) = 27.3174, PR = 0.000
Total per quintile 337 (100%) 347 (100%) 335 (100%) 252 (100%) 175 (100%) 1446 (100%)  
  1. Source: Household survey data