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Table 1 Proportion and logistic regression of non-response by sociodemographic factors

From: Health-related and social factors predicting non-reemployment amongst newly unemployed

   Included Excluded Logistic regression
Total   502 (50.2%) 498 (49.8%)  
Age 17-25 178 (47.8%)** 194 (52.2%)** 1
  26-45 231 (47.8%)** 252 (52.2)** 0.89 (0.65-1.23)
  46-64 93 (64.1%)** 52 (35.9%)** 0.53 (0.34-0.82)**
Sex Female 233 (58.7%)** 164 (41.3%)** 1
  Male 269 (44.6%)** 334 (55.4%)** 1.84 (1.38-2.45)**
Place of residence a Mayor city 150 (42.3%)** 205 (57.7%)** 1
  Other cities 147 (53.6%)** 127 (46.4%)** 0.66 (0.46-0.94)*
  Smaller cities and rural districts 205 (55.3%)** 166 (44.7%)** 0.62 (0.45-0.86)**
Previous unemployment No 284 (54.3%)** 239 (45.7%)** 1
  Yes 218 (45.7%)** 259 (54.3%)** 1.67 (1.25-2.24)**
Reemployment b Reemployed 81 (64.3%) 45 (35.7%) 1
  Not reemployed 421 (56.4%) 325 (43.6%) 1.43 (0.95-2.14)
  1. * = p < 0.05 ** = p < .01 Pearson’s two-sided Chi-2 significance.
  2. a = Mayor city = district with > 200,000 inhabitants plus suburban districts adjacent to these districts. Other city = district with 50,000-200,000 inhabitants. In accordance with Svenska Kommunförbundet [56].
  3. b = Had been employed at least three months and had employment after one year. Concerns only those 872 with complete data from the AMS register.
  4. L = Multivariate logistic regression with exclusion as the dependent variable and age, sex, place of residence, previous unemployment and non-reemployment as independent variables.