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Table 4 Characteristics of missing observations for primary carers with poor SRH and good SRH (n = 73)

From: Determinants of self-rated health in an Irish deprived suburban population – a cross sectional face-to-face household survey

  Good SRH (N = 49) (%) Poor SRH (N = 23) (%)
Gender
 Male 16 32.7 % 14 60.9 %
 Female 33 67.3 % 9 39.1 %
 Unknown SRH (1 female)     
Age
 20–34 12 24.5 % 3 13.0 %
 35–49 14 28.6 % 7 30.5 %
 50–64 15 30.6 % 7 30.5 %
 65+ 5 10.2 % 5 21.7 %
 Unknown age 3 6.1 % 1 4.3 %
 Unknown SRH (1 age 65+)     
Marital
 Married 27 55.1 % 13 56.5 %
 Single 12 24.5 % 4 17.4 %
 Co-habiting 3 6.1 % 1 4.3 %
 Separated/divorced/widowed 6 12.2 % 5 21.7 %
 Unknown marital status 1 2.0 % 0 0.0 %
 Unknown SRH (1 divorce/separated/widowed)     
Education
 Third level 16 32.7 % 9 39.1 %
 Primary 13 26.5 % 4 17.4 %
 Junior certa 13 26.5 % 4 17.4 %
 Leaving certb 5 10.2 % 2 8.7 %
 Unknown education 2 4.1 % 4 17.4 %
 Unknown SRH (1 primary)     
Employment
 Employed 20 40.8 % 6 26.1 %
 Unemployed 17 34.7 % 9 39.1 %
 Retired, ill or unable to work 12 24.5 % 8 34.8 %
 Unknown SRH (1 retired/ill/ unable to work)     
Health Cover
 Private 7 14.3 % 3 13.0 %
 Medical cardc 25 51.0 % 17 74.0 %
 None 15 30.6 % 3 13.0 %
 Unknown health cover 2 4.1 % 0 0.0 %
 Unknown SRH (1 unemployed)     
Occupancy
 Owner/mortgage 28 57.1 % 10 43.5 %
 Renting privately 1 2.0 % 1 4.4 %
 Renting (council)d 16 32.7 % 9 39.1 %
 Unknown occupancy 4 8.2 % 3 13.0 %
 Unknown SRH (1 owner/mortgage)     
Number people in household
 1 5 10.2 % 4 17.4 %
 2 6 12.3 % 7 30.5 %
 3-5 31 63.3 % 10 43.5 %
 6+ 6 12.2 % 1 4.3 %
 Unknown number of people in household 1 2.0 % 1 4.3 %
 Unknown SRH (1 one person in household)     
Stress
 No 15 30.6 % 3 13.0 %
 Yes 33 67.4 % 20 87.0 %
 Unknown stress 1 2.0 % 0 0.0 %
 Unknown SRH (1 unknown stress)     
Chronic Illness
 No 24 49.0 % 8 34.8 %
 Yes 21 42.9 % 11 47.8 %
 Unknown chronic illness 4 8.1 % 4 17.4 %
 Unknown SRH (1 ‘yes’ chronic illness)     
Disability
 No 34 69.4 % 15 65.2 %
 Yes 5 10.2 % 5 21.7 %
 Unknown disability 10 20.4 % 3 13.0 %
 Unknown SRH (1 ‘no’ disability)     
Smoker
 No 31 63.3 % 11 47.8 %
 Yes 16 32.6 % 11 47.8 %
 Unknown smoker status 3 6.1 % 1 4.4 %
 Unknown SRH (1 ‘no’ smoker)     
IPAQ
 Active 22 44.9 % 13 56.6 %
 Inactive 11 22.4 % 7 30.4 %
 Unknown IPAQ 16 32.7 % 3 13.0 %
 Unknown SRH (1 active IPAQ)     
Local hospital use
 No 24 49.0 % 6 26.1 %
 Yes 24 49.0 % 17 73.9 %
 Unknown local hospital use 1 2.0 % 0 0.0 %
 Unknown SRH (1 ‘yes’ local hospital use)     
GP use
 No 4 8.2 % 0 0.0 %
 Yes 43 87.7 % 23 100.0 %
 Unknown GP use 2 4.1 % 0 0.0 %
 Unknown SRH (1 ‘yes’ GP use)     
Social Cohesion
 No 23 46.9 % 8 34.8 %
 Yes 23 46.9 % 12 52.2 %
 Unknown social cohesion 3 6.1 % 3 13.0 %
 Unknown SRH (1 ‘no’ SRH)     
  1. aJunior or intermediate certificate, technical or vocational training
  2. bLeaving certificate, A-Level
  3. cState provided general medical (primary care) services (GMS) to those households on low income
  4. dRenting from or rent paid by health board/county council