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Table 1 Distribution of study subjects and their partners

From: Gender equality in couples and self-rated health - A survey study evaluating measurements of gender equality and its impact on health

Variables Respondents Partners
  Men (n = 439) Women (n = 246) Men (n = 247) Women (n = 438)
Age Group (%)     
< 30 22 (5.0) 14 (5.7) 9 (3.7)* 38 (8.7)
31-50 315 (71.8) 183 (74.4) 171 (69.5) 319 (73.0)
> 50 102 (23.2) 49 (19.9) 66 (26.8) 80 (18.3)
Education (%)     
Secondary 49 (11.2) 37 (15.0) 40 (16.2)* 26 (5.9)
Further 164 (37.4) 96 (39.0) 98 (39.7) 165 (37.7)
Higher 226 (51.5) 113 (45.9) 109 (44.1) 247 (56.4)
Income (%)     
< 20,000 23 (5.2)* 64 (26.0) 29 (11.7)* 143 (32.7)
20,000 - 30,000 135 (30.8) 87 (35.4) 107 (43.3) 197 (45.0)
> = 30,000 281 (64.0) 95 (38.6) 111 (44.9) 98 (22.4)
Employment (%)     
Full time 421 (95.9)* 176 (71.5) 234 (94.7)* 267 (61.0)
Part time 18 (4.1) 70 (28.5) 13 (5.3) 171 (39.0)
  1. * indicates a statistically significant (p < 0.001) difference in the distribution of the background variable in men and women using the chi-square test