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Table 1 Sample characteristics (n = 24,149)

From: The effect of objective income and perceived economic resources on self-rated health

  Mean S.D.
Male 0.48 0.50
Age: 1 = 15–24, 2 = 25–64, 3 = 65 years or over
 1 0.11 0.31
 2 0.62 0.48
 3 0.27 0.44
Income: 1 = lowest to 5 = highest quintile
 1 0.19 0.39
 2 0.20 0.40
 3 0.20 0.40
 4 0.21 0.41
 5 0.21 0.41
Educational level: 1 = Elementary school (6-11 years), 2 = Lower high school (11–14 years), 3 = High school (14–19 years), 4 = University or post-graduate (19 years-or over)
 1 0.19 0.39
 2 0.31 0.46
 3 0.36 0.48
 4 0.14 0.34
Chronic disease 0.32 0.47
Regions: 1 = North, 2 = Central, 3 = South
 1 0.46 0.50
 2 0.20 0.40
 3 0.34 0.47
Perception of household economic resources: 1 = insufficient, 2 = scarce, 3 = adequate, 4 = very good 2.63 0.63
 1 0.06 0.23
 2 0.28 0.45
 3 0.64 0.48
 4 0.03 0.16
Employment status: 1 = employed, 2 = retired, 3 = unemployed, 4 = not in labour market (student, disabled, etc.) 2.18 1.24
 1 0.43 0.49
 2 0.22 0.41
 3 0.09 0.29
 4 0.26 0.44