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Table 1 Summary statistics

From: Psychosocial working conditions and the utilization of health care services

Variables Mean S.D
Numerical variables   
GP 2.610 4.228
SP 0.745 2.558
Age 40.089 12.076
Social support 4.005 1.915
Health utility index(hui) 0.922 0.127
Chronic conditions 1.228 1.346
Categorical variables   
High strain 0.328  
Medium strain 0.244  
low strain 0.426  
Male 0.524  
Female 0.476  
Single 0.264  
Married 0.633  
Separated 0.103  
Less than secondary education 0.099  
Secondary education 0.139  
Some post secondary 0.285  
Post secondary 0.475  
Low income 0.034  
Middle low income 0.124  
Middle high income 0.345  
High income 0.497  
Immigrants 0.150  
Non immigrants 0.850  
Never smoker 0.331  
Current smoker 0.261  
Former smoker 0.410  
Never drinker 0.036  
Current drinker 0.884  
Former drinker 0.078  
Regular doctor 0.84  
No doctor 0.151  
Active 0.250  
Moderate 0.273  
Inactive 0.477  
Newfoundland 0.016  
Prince Edwards 0.005  
Nova Scotia 0.030  
New Brunswick 0.024  
Quebec 0.250  
Ontario 0.370  
Manitoba 0.036  
Saskatchewan 0.032  
Alberta 0.113  
British Colombia 0.120  
Mechanical 0.191  
Trade 0.200  
Professional 0.135  
Managerial 0.174  
Health 0.115  
Farm 0.037  
Service 0.144  
N 29110
  1. The statistics are weighted using the NPHS sampling weights. Numbers represent percentage and for some variables they do not add up to 100 per cent because of rounding.