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Table 1 Characteristics for the study population

From: Does unemployment contribute to poorer health-related quality of life among Swedish adults?

  Employed (n = 686) Unemployed (n = 102)
n % n %
Gender
 Man (n = 337) 295 43 42 41
 Woman (n = 451) 391 57 60 59
Education levelc
 Primary education (n = 82) 55 8.0 27 26
 Secondary education (n = 325) 286 42 39 38
 University (n = 381) 345 50 36 35
Marital statusc
 Married (n = 585) 532 78 53 52
 Single (n = 203) 154 22 49 48
Previous healtha,c
 Poor (n = 198) 149 22 49 52
 Good (n = 590) 537 78 53 48
  mean median SDb mean median SDb
Agec 47 48 11 41 39 14
  1. aSelf-rated health five years ago
  2. bStandard deviation
  3. cSignificance at 5% level using χ2 or t-test