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Table 1 Employment status of Australian males aged 18 and above: Wave 1 of the Ten to Men cohort

From: Psychosocial job quality, mental health, and subjective wellbeing: a cross-sectional analysis of the baseline wave of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health

  N (%) SF-12 Mental Component Score
Mean (SD)
Subjective Wellbeing Score
Mean (SD)
Employment Status
 Employed 11,511 (85.6) 50.60 (8.581) 72.18 (15.780)
 Unemployed & looking for work 1124 (8.4) 46.19 (11.251) 59.55 (19.776)
 Neither working nor looking for work 821 (6.1) 44.68 (12.022) 58.99 (22.511)
 Total   49.89 (9.234) 70.33 (17.231)
N 13,456 12,767 13,031