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Table 2 Disability prevalence by demographic and socioeconomic characteristics in each survey (15–49 age group)

From: A comparative analysis of disability measures in Cameroonian surveys

 3RGPHECAM3DHS-MICSDHS-MICS severe disabilityHANDIVIHHANDIVIH severe disability
Row%95%CIRow%95%CIRow%95%CIROW%95%CIRow%95%CIRow%95%CI
Age group
 15–240.9[0.8, 0.9]2.3[1.5, 3.4]3.9[2.3, 6.5]0.3[0.1, 1.4]2.0[1.8, 2.2]0.2[0.2, 0.3]
 25–341.1[1.0, 1.2]2.5[1.7, 3.8]3.2[1.9, 5.2]0.6[0.2, 1.6]2.3[2.1, 2.5]0.2[0.2, 0.3]
 35–491.3[1.2, 1.5]4.0[2.6, 6.2]3.8[2.0, 7.0]0.2[0.0, 1.7]4.0[3.7, 4.4]0.5[0.4, 0.6]
P = 0.0000P = 0.130P = 0.807P = 0.612P = 0.000P = 0.000
Education
 None1.9[1.6, 2.3]5.0[2.8, 8.9]8.4[4.4, 15.4]2.5[0.8, 7.2]7.6[6.9, 8.5]1.5[1.2, 1.9]
 Primary or more0.9[0.9, 1.0]2.4[1.8, 3.2]3.1[2.1, 4.6]0.2[0.1, 0.5]2.1[2.0, 2.3]0.2[0.1, 0.2]
P = 0.000P = 0.023P = 0.003P = 0.000P = 0.000P = 0.000
SES
 Poorest1.1[1.0, 1.2]3.9[2.6, 5.7]5.2[3.4, 7.9]0.7[0.3, 2.0]3.1[2.9, 3.4]0.4[0.3, 0.5]
 Middle1.0[0.9, 1.1]2.1[1.2, 3.4]3.0[1.5, 6.0]0.3[0.1, 1.2]2.2[2.0, 2.4]0.2[0.2, 0.3]
 Richest1.0[0.9, 1.1]2.5[1.7, 3.7]2.7[1.2, 6.1]0.2[0.0, 1.3]2.2[2.0, 2.5]0.2[0.1, 0.3]
P = 0.129P = 0.093P = 0.242P = 0.259P = 0.000P = 0.004
Sex
 Female0.9[0.9, 1.0]1.4[0.7, 2.7]3.5[2.1, 5.7]0.2[0.1, 0.9]2.6[2.5, 2.8]0.2[0.2, 0.3]
 Male1.1[1.0, 1.2]3.2[2.4, 4.1]3.8[2.4, 5.9]0.6[0.2, 1.4]2.5[2.3, 2.7]0.4[0.3, 0.5]
P = 0.002P = 0.019P = 0.816P = 0.249P = 0.428P = 0.000
Union status
 Not in union1.1[1.0, 1.2]2.8[2.1, 3.8]3.9[2.5, 6.0]0.6[0.3, 1.4]3.0[2.8, 3.2]0.4[0.3, 0.5]
 In union1.0[0.9, 1.1]2.6[1.6, 4.0]3.4[1.9, 5.8]0.1[0.0, 0.7]2.1[1.9, 2.3]0.2[0.1, 0.2]
P = 0.075P = 0.734P = 0.684P = 0.056P = 0.000P = 0.000
TOTAL1.0[1.0, 1.1]2.7[2.2, 3.5]3.6[2.6, 5.2]0.4[0.2, 0.8]2.6[2.5, 2.7]0.3[0.2, 0.3]
  1. Authors calculations from 3RGPPH, ECAM3, DHS-MICS and HandiVIH. Pr are p values of the chi-squared test