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Table 1 Sample descriptive statistics of self reported health status (%) by employment status, year, gender, age, area of residence, family income, family wealth, and regional unemployment rate

From: Employment status and perceived health condition: longitudinal data from Italy

  Very poor Poor Fair Good Excellent Total
Total 0.25 1.63 7.86 54.26 36.00 100.00
Employment status       
Permanent 0.13 0.91 5.84 55.27 37.85 48.25
Temporary 0.07 1.20 7.51 54.23 36.99 7.72
First-job seekers 0.05 0.76 3.08 50.22 45.89 4.90
Unemployed 0.47 3.96 13.08 55.60 26.89 3.95
Out of labor force 0.46 2.57 10.79 53.29 32.89 35.18
Year       
2006 0.19 1.66 8.04 54.43 35.68 33.23
2008 0.36 1.72 7.79 54.11 36.03 33.35
2010 0.21 1.50 7.75 54.25 36.30 32.43
Gender       
Female 0.23 1.68 8.36 55.53 34.18 50.76
Male 0.27 1.57 7.34 52.95 37.88 49.24
Age       
15–40 0.10 0.54 2.81 46.29 50.26 46.11
41–64 0.38 2.56 12.18 61.09 23.80 53.89
Area of residence       
North 0.21 1.30 6.79 48.33 43.36 43.13
Center 0.28 1.59 8.78 59.63 29.71 19.64
South 0.28 2.03 8.60 58.30 30.80 37.23
Income       
≤22,090 0.40 3.12 11.16 56.57 28.74 24.99
(22,090;33,490] 0.37 1.59 8.22 54.76 35.06 25.01
(33,490;47,850] 0.16 1.15 6.96 53.50 38.23 24.99
>47,850 0.07 0.65 5.09 52.22 41.97 25.01
Wealth       
≤40,500 0.30 2.35 9.03 54.88 33.44 24.99
(40,500;186,900] 0.35 2.06 8.42 55.53 33.63 25.01
(186,900;335,000] 0.26 1.14 7.21 53.12 38.27 25.00
>335,000 0.10 0.95 6.77 53.52 38.67 25.00
Unemployment rate       
≤4.3 0.23 1.43 7.51 48.16 42.67 25.12
(4.3;5.7] 0.24 1.50 6.87 54.39 37.00 25.30
(5.7;12.6] 0.23 1.50 9.03 55.95 33.30 24.53
>12.6 0.31 2.08 8.05 58.60 30.96 25.05