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Table 1 Number of subjects, mean age and other characteristics of the study population (crude data)

From: Can financial insecurity and condescending treatment explain the higher prevalence of poor self-rated health in women than in men? A population-based cross-sectional study in Sweden

  Women Men Total p-value for difference between women and men
N 19 330 15 688 35 018  
Age, mean (SD) 49.1 (16.4) 52.0 (16.1) 50.5 (16.3) <.001
High educational level (%) 27.3 20.2 24.2 <.001
Longstanding illness (%) 30.9 28.6 29.9 <.001
Financial insecurity (%) 24.8 15.8 20.8 <.001
Treated in a condescending manner during the last 3 months     <.001
· once or twice (%) 23.3 13.5 18.9  
· several times (%) 4.0 1.9 3.1  
Self-rated health     <.001
· neither good nor poor (%) 19.8 20.5 20.1  
· poor (%) 7.4 6.0 6.8