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Table 2 Distribution of poor self-rated health, CES-D score and mortality by indicators of SES and financial satisfaction

From: When does poor subjective financial position hurt the elderly? Testing the interaction with educational attainment using a national representative longitudinal survey

  Poor self-rated health (%) Depression (mean) Mortality (%)
  1996 1999 2003 1996 1999 2003 1996 1999 2003
Education (%)          
   Illiterate 76.8 81.0 78.6 8.4 11.6 11.3 17.75 13.8 24.5
   Literate with no formal education 68.7 70.9 64.5 6.9 11.1 10.8 12.0 12.9 20.6
   Primary school 70.0 70.5 70.8 5.6 10.7 10.4 11.26 11.9 23.0
   Junior high school 55.3 57.7 66.2 4.8 10.3 9.7 8.23 6.8 15.7
   Senior high school 49.7 53.7 59.2 4.1 10.2 9.6 6.13 11.9 17.2
   College or above 42.0 55.7 62.0 4.4 10.0 9.1 10.2 9.9 19.6
Subjective financial status (%)          
   Very satisfied 46.1 40.0 47.1 3.8 9.4 9.8 9.4 9.6 15.1
   Satisfied 58.2 60.4 65.3 4.5 10.1 9.7 10.4 11.3 21.2
   Average 74.1 77.8 76.7 6.5 11.2 10.8 12.4 12.5 22.8
   Dissatisfied 85.2 85.9 81.1 12.1 12.4 12.1 13.7 14.3 24.6
Mean CES-D score          
  1. Number of subjects: 1996 = 2387, 1999 = 2022, 2003 = 1482 (decreases due to death or loss during follow-up)