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Table 1 Proportions (percentage) of 15-year-olds feeling low, having difficulties getting to sleep and headache and proportions of 15-24-year-olds employed, unemployed and not in labour force, in ten countries in the earliest (typically 1985) and latest year available (typically 2002).

From: Association between labour market trends and trends in young people's mental health in ten European countries 1983-2005

Country Year Feeling low Difficulties getting to sleep Headache Labour market status
   Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Employed Unemployed Not in labour force
Austria 1983 2.2 5.6 8.9 14.5 3.1 11.1 61.2 2.8 35.8
  2002 3.6 7.5 8.7 15.1 8.2 22.4 53.4 3.2 43.4
Belgium 1985 10.7 14.2 14.9 20.0 6.2 13.3 32.3 7.9 59.9
  2002 13.0 21.4 12.4 20.0 11.6 23.0 26.1 5.5 68.4
Denmark 1993 1.8 13.8 12.3 15.2 3.8 10.5 63.8 8.6 27.6
  2002 4.8 16.8 14.3 18.2 4.8 13.5 65.7 4.6 29.7
Finland 1983 6.7 12.4 14.4 18.0 2.6 11.5 50.0 5.3 44.7
  2002 7.3 15.6 11.6 15.9 8.8 25.2 32.4 12.9 54.8
Hungary 1993 17.0 30.5 11.0 12.2 8.2 24.7 31.9 8.6 59.5
  2002 19.0 31.5 11.0 21.2 11.2 30.7 31.8 3.5 64.8
Norway 1983 6.0 10.9 10.3 14.4 4.4 13.6 56.4 4.9 38.7
  2002 7.6 19.3 12.5 18.5 8.1 20.6 53.9 7.5 38.6
Spaina 1985 9.2 13.9 9.7 18.4 9.7 17.7 33.4 23.4 43.3
  2002 14.6 29.1 11.9 20.9 14.1 28.9 33.4 12.0 54.7
Sweden 1985 4.7 12.2 14.9 15.8 4.8 16.1 63.1 4.7 32.2
  2005 14.4 35.6 21.2 30.4 13.0 30.8 38.0 10.1 51.9
Switzerland 1985 9.0 23.8 - - 5.7 16.1 67.1 1.8 31.1
  2002 6.6 21.6 12.3 21.0 6.5 17.6 62.6 4.4 33.0
UK 1985 6.6 8.3 14.3 18.2 4.8 11.7 66.3 12.3 21.4
  2002 9.8 21.6 17.9 27.5 12.1 28.5 59.4 7.8 32.8
  1. Note: All proportions are corrected estimates resulting from linear regressions, see "Statistical methods" section. aFor Spain, the table gives the actual observed proportions with symptoms.