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Table 6 Descriptive statistics

From: Assessing health outcomes in the aftermath of the great recession: a comparison of Spain and the Netherlands

Variable Obs. Mean SD Min. Max.
Outcomes
Mental health (factor analysis) 2011 0 1 −5.026 1.687
Physical health (factor analysis) 2011 0 1 −4.137 1.221
Social health (factor analysis) 2011 0 1 −3.626 2.643
Key predictors
 Financial security (factor analysis) 2011 0 1 −2.314 1.808
Nationalitya
 Spain 1001 −0.083 1.062 − 2.314 1.808
 Netherlands 1010 0.082 0.928 −2.314 1.808
Additional covariates
 Financial security in childhood
(1 = always difficult; 5 = never difficult)
2011 4.087 1.086 1 5
Gendera
 Woman 992 −0.029 0.999 −2.314 1.808
 Man 1019 0.028 1.000 −2.314 1.808
Agea
 25–35 years 465 0.001 0.968 −2.314 1.808
 36–45 years 483 −0.001 0.988 −2.314 1.533
 46–55 years 540 0.0134 1.065 −2.314 1.808
 56–65 years 523 −0.014 0.972 −2.314 1.605
Educationa
 Lower secondary and below 703 −0.419 1.019 −2.314 1.808
 Upper secondary 460 −0.048 0.979 −2.314 1.808
 Lower tertiary 451 0.221 0.877 −2.314 1.605
 Upper tertiary and above 397 0.546 0.761 −1.836 1.533
Cohabitating with spouse or partnera
 Yes 1412 0.168 0.922 −2.314 1.808
 No 599 −0.398 1.062 −2.314 1.808
  1. aMean, standard deviation, minimum and maximum based on financial security score