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Table 1 Demographic characteristics: 78,430 working Australians

From: Health-related productivity losses increase when the health condition is co-morbid with psychological distress: findings from a large cross-sectional sample of working Australians

Demographic Variables %
AGE ¥  
   18-29 years 17
   30-44 years 43
   45-59 years 37
   60-70 years 3
SEX  
   Female 65
   Male 35
MARITAL STATUS  
   Separated, divorced, widowed, never married 29
   Married or cohabitating 71
NUMBER OF CHILDREN  
   Nil 69
   1-3 children 28
   4 or more children 3
EDUCATION LEVEL  
   Did not complete high school 14
   Completed high school 10
   Some college 27
   Completed college or university 48
ANNUAL WAGE β  
   ≤$29999 pa 13
   $30000-39999 pa 14
   $40000-49999 pa 21
   $50000-74999 pa 36
   $75000-99999 pa 10
   ≥$100000 pa 7
  1. ¥: only persons aged 18-70 included in analysis; β: excludes hourly rate
  2. < $7.50ph in case fortnightly income reported instead of annual income