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Table 1 Prevalence (%) of self-rated health, demographic characteristics, socioeconomic status (SES), emotional support, instrumental support, trust in other people, daily smoking, alcohol consumption, and economic stress in childhood and adulthood. Men (n = 12,726), women (n = 15,472), and total (n = 28,198). The public health survey in Skåne 2008

From: Economic stress in childhood and adulthood, and self-rated health: a population based study concerning risk accumulation, critical period and social mobility

  Men (n = 12,726) Women (n = 15,472) Total (n = 28,198)
Self rated health    
Good 72.6 70.0 71.2
Poor 27.4 30.0 28.8
(Missing) (250) (396) (646)
Age    
18-24 8.3 9.1 8.8
25-34 12.3 13.9 13.2
35-44 16.4 17.2 16.9
45-54 17.7 18.5 18.1
55-64 21.2 19.3 20.1
65-80 24.2 21.9 22.9
(Missing) (0) (0) (0)
Country of birth    
Sweden 86.1 85.9 86.0
Other country 13.9 14.1 14.0
(Missing) (273) (282) (555)
Socioeconomic status    
Higher non-manual 10.2 8.1 9.1
Medium non-manual 12.0 16.3 14.3
Lower non-manual 4.8 9.5 7.4
Skilled manual 10.7 8.7 9.6
Unskilled manual 11.6 11.1 11.3
Self-employed/farmer 7.7 3.7 5.5
Early retired 3.2 4.6 4.0
Unemployed 3.2 3.4 3.3
Student 4.9 6.7 5.9
Old age pensioner 26.2 23.2 24.6
Unclassified 4.7 3.4 4.0
Long term sick leave 0.9 1.3 1.1
(Missing) (212) (244) (456)
Emotional support    
High 62.8 69.6 66.6
Low 37.2 30.4 33.4
(Missing) (289) (357) (646)
Instrumental support    
High 71.3 76.6 74.2
Low 28.7 23.4 25.8
(Missing) (295) (338) (633)
Trust (horizontal)    
High 66.1 64.3 65.2
Low 33.9 35.7 34.8
(Missing) (522) (685) (1207)
Daily smoking    
No 87.4 85.1 86.1
Yes 12.6 14.9 13.9
(Missing) (169) (184) (353)
Alcohol consumption    
Non-risk 78.4 89.9 84.5
Risk-high risk 21.6 10.1 15.5
(Missing) (1397) (2513) (3910)
Economic stress in childhood    
No significant problem 63.2 62.5 62.8
Less severe and/or shorter period 27.1 27.7 27.4
Severe and/or longer period 9.7 9.7 9.7
(Missing) (341) (354) (695)
Economic stress in adulthood    
Never 79.5 76.5 77.8
Occasionally 14.1 15.7 15.0
Half the year 3.1 3.6 3.4
Every month 3.3 4.2 3.8
(Missing) (307) (335) (642)