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Table 1 Demographic and main outcome comparison of all included participants at baseline with those remaining in the study at 1, 3 and 5 years

From: The health and wellbeing of Australian farmers: a longitudinal cohort study

  Baseline 1 year 3 years 5 years
N = 1284 N = 782 N = 528 N = 460
Demographics
 Age (mean, SD) 48.3 (11.9) 50.7 (11.2) 51.8 (10.4) 53.9 (10.5)
 Gender, female (n, %) 733 (57 %) 460 (59 %) 317 (60 %) 274 (60 %)
 Married/defacto (n, %) 1019 (79 %) 628 (80.7 %) 435 (82.4 %) 373 (82.5 %)
 Completed highschool (n, %) 1000 (80.3 %) 619 (82.4 %) 435 (84.5 %) 376 (84.9 %)
 Financial hardship (n, %)* 289 (29 %) 191 (25 %) 116 (22 %) 102 (22.5 %)
 ARIA + (mean, SD) 4.47 (3.35) 4.34 (3.27) 4.44 (3.40) 4.26 (3.22)
Main Outcomes
 Self-Report Physical Health (mean, SD)* 3.45 (0.96) 3.24 (0.91) 3.24 (0.91) 3.27 (0.91)
 Self-Report Mental Health (mean, SD) 3.60 (0.99) 3.54 (0.93) 3.57 (0.93) 3.48 (0.97)
 Wellbeing Index (mean, SD) 0.06 (0.69) 0.03 (0.63) 0.06 (0.62) 0.01 (0.64)
  1. *p < 0.01 (ANOVA)
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