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Table 2 Estimated impact of macroeconomic conditions on the association between youth occupational status and FSS in adulthood (β, 95 % Confidence interval)

From: The impact of economic recession on the association between youth unemployment and functional somatic symptoms in adulthood: a difference-in-difference analysis from Sweden

  Pre-recession Recession DiD between recession and pre-recession
Crude model Full model Crude model Full model Crude model Full model
Unemp Emp Diffa Unemp Emp Diffa Unemp Emp Diffa Unemp Emp Diffa DiDb DiDb
Total sample (n=) 159 827   152 762   252 419   230 379   1657 1523
FSS 5.62 3.97 1.65*** 5.33 4.06 1.27*** 4.42 3.65 0.77*** 3.74 3.45 0.30 −0.88** −0.98**
Standard error 0.26 0.11   0.71 0.75   0.21 0.16   0.80 0.73    
Men (n=) 84 426   81 391   129 208   120 188   847 780
FSS 5.61 3.38 2.23*** 4.65 2.88 1.78*** 3.81 3.04 0.78** 3.19 2.79 0.41 −1.45** −1.37**
Standard error 0.31 0.14   0.80 0.64   0.25 0.20   0.72 0.64    
Women (n=) 75 401   71 371   123 211   110 191   810 743
FSS 5.64 4.60 1.04** 3.85 3.15 0.69 5.06 4.26 0.80** 2.04 1.92 0.11 −0.24 −0.58
Standard error 0.41 0.18   1.12 1.12   0.32 0.24   1.12 1.14    
  1. *** p < 0.01; ** p < 0.05
  2. Full model adjusted for education, parents’ occupational class, smoking, FSS, living arrangement, income, doing what they want, outlook on the future and low cash margin
  3. aDifference in adulthood FSS between unemployed and employed youths within the pre-recession and the recession
  4. bDifference-in-difference in adulthood FSS between unemployed and employed youths in the recession and in the pre-recession