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Table 1 Intentions to retire early (%) by age, SOC, language, relationship with parents at childhood, difficulties at childhood, education, job demands, skill utilization, having a partner, social support, alcohol intoxication, smoking, somatic disease and depression. Women and men.

From: Sense of coherence and intentions to retire early among Finnish women and men

  Women Men Distribution
  No intentions Weak intentions Strong intentions No intentions Weak intentions Strong intentions Women Men
Age         
30-34 95.6 4.0 0.4 92.8 6.0 1.3 35 32
40-44 90.0 8.7 1.4 85.0 12.4 2.7 36 35
50-54 57.9 28.5 13.5 46.9 36.1 17.0 29 33
        100 (7409) 100 (4866)
SOC 65.4 63.6 64.4 66.9 64.8 63.8 N = 7409 N= 4866
Language         
Finnish 82.3 13.0 4.6 74.1 18.8 7.1 81 88
Swedish 86.7 10.0 3.2 80.1 13.6 6.2 9 12
        100 (7409) 100 (4866)
Relationship with parents at childhood         
Good to both 83.2 12.7 4.1 76.5 17.2 6.3 60 66
Good to one/neutral or bad to another 83.1 11.9 5.1 71.4 20.5 8.2 28 25
Bad to both 80.3 14.4 5.3 72.8 18.7 8.5 12 9
        100 (7409) 100 (4866)
Difficulties at childhood         
No 86.2 10.3 3.5 80.9 14.0 5.1 39 46
Yes (1-6) 82.1 13.2 4.8 72.1 20.7 7.3 61 54
        100 (5666) 100 (3749)
Education         
Higher 87.3 10.3 2.3 82.4 14.0 3.6 19 21
Higher secondary 85.9 10.1 4.0 76.2 18.0 5.8 40 28
Lower secondary 81.7 14.8 3.5 76.8 16.5 6.7 19 29
Primary 74.3 17.7 8.1 63.4 24.5 12.1 22 22
Job demands         
Low 85.4 11.1 3.4 77.0 16.4 6.6 20 20
Average 83.3 12.6 4.2 76.8 17.2 6.0 41 45
High 80.8 13.9 5.2 72.5 20.7 6.9 20 20
Non-employed        19 15
        100 (7409) 100 (4866)
Skill utilization         
High 84.1 12.1 3.9 76.9 17.5 5.6 40 50
Average 82.2 12.8 5.0 73.7 18.8 7.5 28 27
Low 81.8 13.6 4.6 74.0 17.9 8.1 19 15
Non-employed        13 8
        100 (7409) 100 (4866)
Having a partner         
Yes 83.3 12.5 4.2 74.3 18.7 7.1 77 79
No 81.1 13.5 5.5 77.4 15.9 6.7 23 21
        100 (7404) 100 (4861)
Social support         
18-> 87.1 8.9 4.1 82.4 12.8 4.7 11 6
12-17 86.3 10.5 3.1 81.2 13.4 5.5 30 18
6-11 80.5 14.2 5.3 72.9 19.5 7.6 52 63
0-5 78.2 16.7 5.1 72.0 21.5 6.6 7 13
        100 (7373) 100 (4808)
Alcohol intoxication         
Once a week or more         
No 83.1 12.5 4.4 75.1 18.2 6.7 97 89
Yes 80.3 13.3 6.4 71.2 18.5 10.3 3 11
        100 (7176) 100 (4748)
Smoking         
No 82.2 13.6 4.2 79.2 15.3 5.5 51 38
Used to 83.7 11.5 4.8 70.8 20.3 8.9 27 35
< 5/day 83.6 12.8 3.6 80.5 15.9 3.7 3 2
> 5/day 82.3 12.5 5.3 72.8 19.6 7.6 19 25
        100 (6961) 100 (4366)
Somatic disease         
No 89.1 8.2 2.6 84.2 12.3 3.3 37 40
Yes (at least one) 79.6 15.1 5.2 69.4 21.5 9.1 63 60
        100 (7261) 100 (4774)
Depression (BDI-21)         
No 84.5 11.3 4.0 77.1 16.6 6.2 80.2 84.4
Mild 77.6 16.4 5.8 63.9 25.3 10.7 15.9 12.7
Moderate 65.1 27.8 6.9 62.1 27.2 10.6 3.4 2.7
Severe 76.7 11.6 11.6 50.0 30.0 20.0 0.5 (7374) 0.2(4827)