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Table 1 Descriptive statistics by type of exit and whether exposed/not exposed to downsizing or workplace closure

From: Labor market exit around retirement age in Sweden and trajectories of psychotropic drugs in a context of downsizing

 UnemployedSickness absent/disability pensionOld-age retirement
DownsizingNo DownsizingDownsizingNo DownsizingDownsizingNo Downsizing
n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)
859915,09514,62030,84346,819119,454
Sociodemo-graphic Information
 Mean age (sd)60.4 (2.2)60.2 (2.3)61.5 (2.4)61.7 (2.3)63.9 (2.2)63.7 (2.2)
 Men5085 (59.1)8431 (55.9)6996 (47.9)10,160 (32.9)27,229 (58.2)55,461 (46.4)
 Women3514 (40.9)6664 (44.1)7624 (52.3)20,683 (67.1)19,590 (41.8)63,993 (53.6)
Education
 Primary2970 (34.6)4450 (29.5)4821 (33.0)8635 (28.1)13,475 (28.8)30,664 (25.7)
 Secondary4260 (49.6)7507 (49.8)6828 (46.8)14,028 (45.5)20,952 (44.8)52,441 (43.9)
 Post-secondary <3 years389 (4.5)721 (4.8)392 (2.7)598 (1.9)1680 (3.6)3479 (2.9)
 Post-secondary ≥3 years974 (11.3)2407 (15.9)2549 (17.5)7547 (24.5)10,651 (22.8)32,764 (27.5)
 Mean Income (in 100 SEK) (sd)2243 (1944)2312 (2734)2270 (7024)2060 (1862)2933 (5032)2612 (3974)
 Living with partner5306 (61.7)9216 (61.1)9157 (62.6)19,371 (62.8)32,454 (69.3)81,582 (68.3)
 Not living partner3293 (38.3)5879 (38.9)5463 (37.4)11,472 (37.2)14,365 (30.7)37,872 (31.7)
Type of living area
 Big city2408 (28.0)4287 (28.4)4072 (27.8)9091 (29.5)16,460 (35.2)41,235 (34.5)
 Medium-sized city3233 (37.6)5711 (37.8)4865 (33.3)11,528 (37.4)15,989 (34.1)43,388 (36.3)
 Small city/village2958 (34.4)5097 (33.8)5683 (38.9)10,224 (33.1)14,370 (30.7)34,831 (29.2)
  1. Legend: Information on sociodemographic factors, from the beginning of the year of among people born 1941–1951 who had a labor market exit in Sweden in 2007–2011 (n = 235,430)