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Table 4 Stratified results for the effect of unemployment on health on Quality-Adjusted Life-Years (QALY) (n = 788)

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

  Risk differencea Confidence interval P-value
Gender
 Man (n = 337) − 0.083 [− 0.16, − 0.01] 0.023
 Woman (n = 451) −0.108 [−0.21, − 0.02] 0.017
Age
 20–34 years old (n = 165) −0.126 [−0.21, − 0.06] < 0.001
 35–49 years old (n = 271)c − 0.112 [− 0.31, 0.04] 0.162
 50–64 years old (n = 352)c − 0.055 [− 0.15, 0.02] 0.172
Education level
 Primary education (n = 82)c −0.043 [−0.22, 0.09] 0.547
 Secondary education (n = 325)c −0.123 [−0.31,0.02] 0.089
 University (n = 381)c −0.078 [−0.14, − 0.02] 0.009
Marital status
 Single (n = 203) −0.022 [−0.13, 0.06] 0.582
 Married (n = 585) −0.109 [−0.19, − 0.04] < 0.001
Previous healthb
 Poor (n = 198) −0.244 [−0.37, − 0.12] < 0.001
 Good (n = 590) − 0.041 [− 0.11, 0.02] 0.188
  1. aThe risk difference presents the mean change in QALY due to unemployment
  2. bSelf-rated health five years ago
  3. cLogistic regression was used with fewer than the recommended 10 outcomes per variable for the least-occurring outcomes