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Table 1 Description of individual level characteristics (N = 107,087)

From: Determinants of health disparities between Italian regions

Individual characteristics Percentage (%) Frequency (N)
Age group   
   17-34 26% 28,351
   35-44 19% 20,140
   45-64 31% 33,438
   65-74 13% 13,656
   75 and over 11% 11,502
Gender   
   Male 48% 51,072
   Female 52% 56,015
Marital status   
   Married 57% 61,367
   Separated/divorced 5% 5,685
   Widowed 10% 10,321
   Single 28% 29,714
Education   
   University degree or higher 9% 9,743
   High school 31% 33,724
   Less than high school 59% 63,620
Employment status   
   Employee 33% 35,413
   Self-employed 12% 12,517
   Retired 20% 21,206
   Not working/other 35% 37,951
Self-rated health   
   Very good 17% 18,228
   Good 42% 45,202
   Neither good nor bad 34% 35,989
   Bad 6% 6,281
   Very bad 1% 1,387
Poor health (bad/very bad) 7% 7,668