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Table 2 Bivariate correlations between the theoretical models and different health outcomes.

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

  Health outcome
  Somatic symptoms Depressive symptoms Self-assessed health Nervous problems
Model Women Men Women Men Women Men Women Men
Economic depriv. 0.14** 0.16** 0.23** 0.29** 0.26** 0.17** 0.12** 0.19**
Lack of control 0.20** 0.14** 0.18** 0.17** 0.17** 0.15** 0.20** 0.12**
Locus of control 0.02 -0.01 0.05 0.04 0.10* 0.05 0.01 0.03
Stress 0.05 0.15** -0.02 0.01 0.06 0.07 0.13** 0.01
Social support -0.01 0.03 0.10* 0.03 -0.04 0.12** 0.07 0.08
Work involvem. -0.10* -0.01 -0.04 -0.05 -0.06 -0.07 -0.06 -0.06
Latent function -0.12** -0.03 -0.11* -0.17** -0.13** -0.13** -0.06 -0.14**
  1. * = significant at 0.05 level, ** = significant at 0.01 level, two-sided tests.