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Table 1 Descriptives: Categorical socio-demographic variables (N = 11,995)

From: The association between neighbourhood-level deprivation and depression: evidence from the south african national income dynamics study

Variable
 Female 7473 (62.5%)
 Male 4482 (37.5%)
Race
 African 9494 (79.41%)
 Coloured 1568 (13.12%)
 Asian/Indian 163 (1.36%)
 White 730 (6.11%)
Marital Status
 Married 3516 (29.41%)
 Living with partner 1050 (8.78%)
 Widow/widower 1011 (8.46%)
 Divorced or separated 351 (2.94%)
 Never married 6027 (50.41%)
Education
 Below Gr 9 5437 (45.48%)
 Above Gr 9 6518 (54.52%)
Employment Status
 Not economically active 4888 (40.89%)
 Unemployed discouraged 781 (6.53%)
 Unemployed strict 1482 (12.40%)
 Employed 4804 (40.18%)
Living Deprivation Status
 Not deprived 5526 (46.22%)
 Deprived 6429 (53.78%)
Durable Goods
 No 5265 (44.04%)
 Yes 6690 (55.96%)
Urban
 Rural/traditional 6096 (50.99%)
 Urban 5859 (49.01%)
Negative Events
 None 9470 (79.37%)
 One or more 2466 (20.63%)