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Table 2 Gender equality between respondents and their partners as reported by male and female respondents

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

Variables As reported by respondents
  Men (n = 439) Women (n = 246)
Equality of education level (%)   
Equal 296 (67.4) 167 (67.9)
Unequal 143 (32.6) 79 (32.1)
Equality of income (%)   
Equal 127 (28.9)* 127 (51.6)
Unequal 312 (71.1) 119 (48.4)
Equality in full-time employment (%)   
Equal 272 (62.0)* 181 (73.6)
Unequal 167 (38.0) 65 (26.4)
Proportion of household work shared equally (%)   
Equal 73 (16.6) 44 (17.9)
Unequal 366 (83.4) 202 (82.1)
Parental leave (%)   
Equal 59 (13.4) 32 (13.0)
Unequal 380 (86.6) 214 (87.0)
Temporary parental leave (%)   
Equal 189 (43.0) 106 (43.1)
Unequal 250 (57.0) 140 (56.9)
  1. * indicates a statistically significant (p < 0.001) difference in the distribution of the variables in men and women using the chi-square test