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Table 1 Bivariate correlations between indicators for the different models proposed in the literature and unemployment load (in weeks).

From: Which theory is best? Explanatory models of the relationship between unemployment and health

Economic deprivation 0.24** 0.29**
Variables Women Men
Cash margin 0.27** 0.30**
Economic stress 0.20** 0.27**
Lack of control 0.21** 0.17
Lack of control 0.21** 0.17**
Locus of control 0.19** 0.16**
Locus of control 0.19** 0.16**
Stress model -0.16** -0.09
Somatic strain -0.14** -0.05
Psychological strain -0.17** -0.13*
Social support -0.01 0.05
Avsi -0.23** -0.09*
Avat 0.22** 0.14**
Work involvement -0.16** -0.08*
Work involvement scale -0.16** -0.18**
Latent function model -0.15** -0.08*
Structured work -0.16** -0.10*
Unstructured work 0.01 0.11*
Social contact 1 -0.14** -0.10*
Social contact 2 0.02 0.11*
Collective purposes -0.37** -0.29**
Status -0.21** -0.26**
Regular activity -0.21** -0.05
  1. Bold types indicate the correlation for the whole model. * = significant at 0.05 level, ** = significant at 0.01 level, two-sided tests.