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Table 2 Sex and age distribution of respondents according to their employment status

From: Employment status and health: understanding the health of the economically inactive population in Scotland

Employment status Male (%) Female (%) Mean age
Employed 49.7 50.3 41.4
Unemployed 53.1 46.9 31.4
Permanently sick 54.5 45.5 49.1
Looking after home and family 9.0 91.0 40.2
Others 49.1 50.9 26.9