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Table 2 Unadjusted employment and health status by age and intellectual impairment status

From: The association between employment status and health among British adults with and without intellectual impairments: cross-sectional analyses of a cohort study

Age Intellectual impairment status Employment status Health status
Full time employed Part time employed Unemployed or economically inactive ‘Poor’ or ‘fair’ self-rated health Potential mental health problem
26 ID 33.7% 12.7% 54.7% 49.1% 40.7%
BIF 45.1% 10.1% 44.8% 40.3% 32.9%
Others 62.1% 8.2% 29.7% 28.2% 21.5%
30 ID 38.1% 22.1% 39.8% 37.4% 35.8%
BIF 47.4% 21.7% 30.9% 33.2% 28.6%
Others 61.5% 18.0% 20.5% 22.1% 19.3%
34 ID 38.3% 34.9% 39.8% 62.4% 33.4%
BIF 43.6% 33.0% 23.4% 55.5% 27.6%
Others 55.2% 27.9% 16.9% 40.3% 20.4%
38 ID 36.6% 29.9% 33.6% 40.0% n/a
BIF 42.6% 28.6% 28.9% 35.1% n/a
Others 53.9% 25.8% 20.4% 24.4% n/a
42 ID 36.0% 19.4% 44.6% 40.6% 44.8%
BIF 46.3% 18.8% 34.9% 33.9% 35.6%
Others 58.4% 19.7% 21.9% 22.2% 26.3%
  1. Notes: ID intellectual disability, BIF borderline intellectual functioning