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Table 1 Description of the study population and variables (European Social Survey, weighted, N = 36,263)

From: Emotional support, education and self-rated health in 22 European countries

Country (response rate in %; N) Education (upper secondary or higher, %) Emotional support (existence of a confidant, %) Self-rated health (good or very good, %)
  Men Women Men Women Men Women
Austria (60.4; 1,993) 70.5 68.3 90.3 91.8 76.6 74.7
Belgium (59.2; 1,511) 67.8 61.9 86.2 85.7 78.6 73.7
Czech Rep. (43.3; 1,183) 93.8 81.4 85.9 85.3 57.2 46.1
Denmark (67.5; 1,301) 82.1 76.7 91.7 94.2 78.7 75.6
Finland (73.2; 1,670) 61.8 62.2 87.2 92.7 63.2 62.1
France (43.1; 1,321) 46.9 43.8 86.0 88.1 61.5 55.9
Germany (57.1; 2,525) 94.9 85.2 94.5 96.5 57.7 55.5
Greece (80.0; 2,290) 44.6 36.1 91.5 90.9 77.2 65.6
Hungary (69.9; 1,436) 37.2 38.5 90.9 92.6 42.7 35.4
Ireland (64.5; 1,753) 52.4 53.9 90.1 93.1 84.7 81.9
Israel (71.0; 1,920) 79.0 82.3 90.2 91.8 72.3 65.7
Italy (43.7; 1,073) 44.3 40.5 74.3 80.9 66.8 56.4
Luxembourg (43.9; 1,182) 65.9 56.0 84.6 90.4 69.1 59.3
Netherlands (67.9; 2,170) 62.8 52.4 92.9 94.6 76.3 71.8
Norway (65.0; 1,810) 84.3 83.0 94.9 96.4 76.5 70.0
Poland (73.2; 1,639) 40.5 47.6 86.8 87.5 53.2 42.2
Portugal (68.8; 1,312) 20.8 20.2 90.5 88.7 54.1 38.8
Sweden (69.5; 1,713) 51.0 51.6 89.2 93.3 74.9 68.4
Slovenia (70.5; 1,252) 77.1 65.6 90.9 86.7 58.5 44.2
Spain (53.2; 1,517) 42.8 37.8 89.6 90.7 65.9 57.1
Switzerland (33.5; 1,860) 89.3 81.9 96.7 95.3 86.3 81.3
UK (60.6; 1,832) 48.6 43.3 89.4 93.5 72.5 71.3