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Table 1 General description of the population (in percentages) by sex. Spanish National Health Survey, 2006

From: Employment stability and mental health in Spain: towards understanding the influence of gender and partner/marital status

  Men N = 6859 Women N = 5106 p
  % %  
Poor mental health status 13.2 22.7 <  0.001
Employment stability    <  0.001
• Permanent civil servant 9.7 9.5  
• Permanent contract 58.8 45.4  
• Temporary contract 20.4 21.8  
• No contract 1.4 6.6  
• Unemployment = < 2 years 8.3 12.1  
• Unemployment > 2 years 1.4 4.6  
Partner/marital status    <  0.001
• Married 60.8 59.8  
• Cohabiting 10.2 11.9  
• Separated or divorced 2.8 6.8  
• Single 25.7 19.9  
• Widowed 0.5 1.6  
Social class    NS
• Manual 58.3 57.4  
Mean age (SD) 40.21 (10.03) 39.35 (9.55) <  0.001