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Table 1 Individual-level descriptive statistics.

From: Divorce, divorce rates, and professional care seeking for mental health problems in Europe: a cross-sectional population-based study

  Total Men Women
  N % N % N %
Marital status       
Married/Cohabitants (ref.) 17549 64.6 8179 69.7 9370 60.8
Divorced/Separated 3210 11.8 1233 10.5 1977 12.8
Single 2832 10.4 1556 13.3 1276 8.3
Widowed 3318 12.2 647 5.5 2671 17.3
Other 237 0.9 113 1.0 124 0.8
Education in years       
≤15 years or other 6897 25.4 2720 23.2 4177 27.1
16--19 years 11573 42.6 5081 43.3 6492 42.1
≥20 years (ref.) 6928 25.5 3221 27.5 3707 24.0
Work status       
Manual workers (ref.) 5656 20.8 2947 25.1 2709 17.6
Self-employed 2136 7.9 1385 11.8 751 4.9
Managers/professionals 2771 10.2 1432 12.2 1339 8.7
White-collar workers 2898 10.7 1194 10.2 1704 11.1
Housewives/Househusbands 3006 11.1 92 0.8 2914 18.9
Unemployed 1654 6.1 689 5.9 965 6.3
Retired 8147 30.0 3592 30.6 4555 29.5
Still studying 878 3.2 397 3.4 481 3.1
First health support       
from family 13507 49.8 5699 48.6 7808 50.6
from friends 5445 20.1 2083 17.8 3362 21.8
Urbanization       
Rural area or village 10400 38.3 4439 37.8 5961 36.4
Small- or middle-sized town 9567 35.2 4161 35.5 5406 35.1
Large town 7363 27.1 3078 26.2 4285 27.8
(range) Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Professional support (0--7) 0.18 0.50 0.15 0.467 0.21 0.53
Mental well-being (1--5) 3.63 0.74 3.75 0.70 4.93 0.87
Physical health (1--5) 3.97 1.14 4.11 1.09 3.87 1.17
N of children (0--15) 0.46 0.84 0.41 0.80 0.49 0.87
N of other adults (15+) (1--6) 0.62 0.99 0.62 1.00 0.62 0.98
Age (21--98) 49.6 17.1 49.1 16.9 49.9 17.2