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Table 9 Employment status of respondents at baseline

From: Health and Employment after Fifty (HEAF): a new prospective cohort study

Characteristic Current work situation, N (%) More than 1 current job, N (%)
Employed Self-employed Unemployed Retired
Sex:
 Male 2099 (56.6) 593 (16.0) 230 (6.2) 785 (21.2) 169 (4.6)
 Female 2475 (55.9) 342 (7.7) 306 (6.9) 1304 (29.5) 252 (5.7)
Age band (years):a
 50–54 1595 (75.7) 258 (12.2) 187 (8.9) 68 (3.2) 130 (6.2)
 55–59 1752 (67.9) 322 (12.5) 233 (9.0) 275 (10.7) 179 (6.9)
 60–64 1227 (35.6) 355 (10.3) 116 (3.4) 1746 (50.7) 112 (3.3)
All: 4574 (56.2) 935 (11.5) 536 (6.6) 2089 (25.7) 421 (5.2)
  1. aA few were aged 64 years when sampling lists but 65 years at the time of response