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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for respondents aged 18–39 by full DP (weighted %)

From: Disability pension receipt in young adults: an analysis of the Swiss Social protection and labour market (SESAM) data

  All (N = 5196) Non-DP recipients (n = 5004) Full-DP recipients (n = 192) P-value*
Sex
 Female 54.80 55.08 47.60 0.075
 Male 45.20 44.92 52.40  
Working partner in household
 Yes 41.11 42.00 (17.85) < 0.001
 No 58.89 58.00 82.15  
Child aged 0–14 years in household
 Yes 28.43 28.85 (15.17) < 0.001
 No 71.66 71.15 84.83  
Country of birth
 Outside of Switzerland 26.06 26.38 (17.02) 0.004
 Switzerland 73.96 73.62 82.98  
Mean age [standard deviation]
  29.41
[6.27]
29.38
[6.28]
30.00
[5.98]
< 0.001**
Highest degree attained
 Upper secondary or tertiary 83.65 84.55 60.00 < 0.001
 Lower secondary 16.35 15.45 40.00  
Income during 4 years prior to interview
 Yes 72.05 73.10 44.65 < 0.001
 No 27.95 26.90 55.35  
Chronic illness
 No 34.85 35.80 (10.18) < 0.001
 Yes 65.15 65.20 89.82  
Long-term activity limitation
 Limited but not severely 89.38 90.47 61.11 < 0.001
 Severely limited 10.62 9.53 38.89  
Time period
 2012–2015 83.76 84.60 61.89 < 0.001
 2010–2011 16.24 15.40 38.11  
Learnt occupation
 Not applicable 27.63 26.18 61.38 < 0.001
 Agriculture 2.03 2.02 (2.11)  
 Manufacturing 8.16 8.04 (7.41)  
 Technical activities and ICT 7.49 7.81 X  
 Construction and mining 5.04 5.21 X  
 Trade and transport 9.74 9.87 (5.16)  
 Personal services 5.08 5.16 (3.85)  
 Business and administration 10.32 10.34 (9.56)  
 Health, education, culture, and science 20.38 21.14 (5.18)  
 Not classifiable 4.12 4.23 X  
Marital status
 Married or in registered partnership 30.78 31.38 (15.28) 0.002
 Single 69.22 68.62 84.72  
  1. Source: SESAM, FSO. *P-values based on Pearson’s chi-square tests. **z-value based on Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test. Full-DP recipients  received a full DP in the survey participation year and were not DP recipients 12 months preceding their survey participation. Non-DP recipients did not receive a DP in the survey participation year; were in paid employed in the survey participation year; and were not DP recipients 12 months preceding their survey participation. Figures in brackets: Extrapolation based on less than 50 observations. The results should be interpreted with great caution. X: Extrapolation based on less than five observations. The results cannot be published for data protection reasons