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Table 5 Stratified results for the effect of unemployment on health on EuroQol 5 dimensions Visual Analogue Scale (n = 771)

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

  Risk differencea Confidence interval P-value
Gender
 Man (n = 329) − 9.19 [− 17.8, −1.70] 0.018
 Woman (n = 442) −6.73 [−14.1, − 0.56] 0.033
Age
 20–34 years old (n = 154)c −7.25 [−14.1, − 0.55] 0.034
 35–49 years old (n = 271)c −11.0 [−27.5, 2.58] 0.108
 50–64 years old (n = 346)c −3.20 [−9.24, 2.25] 0.258
Education level
 Primary education (n = 77)c −2.29 [−18.7, 16.0] 0.801
 Secondary education (n = 314)c −10.1 [−21.0, −1.27] 0.023
 University (n = 380)c −6.92 [−13.5, − 1.27] 0.016
Marital status
 Single (n = 194) −8.47 [−17.0, − 1.77] 0.011
 Married (n = 577) −7.64 [−14.1, − 1.72] 0.001
Previous healthb
 Poor (n = 193) −13.8 [−21.9, −5.92] 0.001
 Good (n = 578) −4.71 [−10.1, 0.06] 0.052
  1. aThe risk difference presents the mean change 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