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Table 1 Distribution of study variables for men (n = 717) and women (n = 741) separately in SLOSH 2010

From: Does work-personal life interference predict turnover among male and female managers, and do depressive symptoms mediate the association? A longitudinal study based on a Swedish cohort

  Men Women Gender diff
  n/means %/std dev n/means %/std dev level of sign
Turnover      n.s.
 no 685 97.0 713 98.1  
 yes 21 3.0 14 1.9  
Work-personal life interference (index mean/std. dev, range 1–5) 2.67 0.91 2.87 0.94 <.001
Depressive symptoms (index mean/std. dev, range 1–5) 1.74 0.80 1.92 0.86 <.001
Age      <.05
 1 < 34 years 54 7.5 46 6.2  
 2 35–44 years 198 27.6 231 31.2  
 3 45–54 years 290 40.4 293 39.5  
 4 55–64 years 160 22.3 168 22.7  
 5 > 64 years 15 2.1 3 0.4  
Education      <.001
 1 ≤ 9 years 38 5.3 21 2.8  
 2 ≤ 12 years 297 41.4 201 27.1  
 3 University < 3 years 97 13.5 38 5.1  
 4 University ≥3 years 262 37.1 461 62.2  
 5 Research education 23 2.6 20 2.7  
Labour market sector      <.001
 0 Private 416 68.1 230 34.9  
 1 Public 195 31.9 429 65.1  
Marital status      <.01
 0 Married/co-habiting 603 85.5 593 80.7  
 1 Not married/co-habiting 102 14.5 142 19.3  
Children living at home      n.s.
 0 No 258 36.5 298 40.5  
 1 Yes 448 63.5 437 59.5