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Table 2 Estimates of low SRHa rates for various samples of European countries, 2008–2011

From: What accounts for the rise of low self-rated health during the recent economic crisis in Europe?

Sample Low SRH (%) in 2008 Low SRH (%) in 2011 Change in low SRH % change in low SRH P-valueb
All EU countries 26.66 (0.2) 28.52 (0.2) 1.9 7.0 0.000
Severe recession countriesc 24.44 (0.4) 23.89 (0.4) −0.6 −2.3 0.315
Baltic countries 46.50 (0.8) 50.29 (0.8) 3.8 8.2 0.001
  1. Standard errors clustered by country appear in parentheses
  2. a: Low SRH is defined as the proportion of population with very bad, bad or fair SRH
  3. b: p-value for the test of equality between the estimates of low SRH rates for 2008 and 2011
  4. c: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Spain