Table 1

Weighted distribution of characteristics by gender
Men (n = 734) Women (n = 948) p-value
% %
Demographics Age <30 years 13.9 15.1 0.26
30-39 years 18.0 14.3
40-49 years 16.7 14.9
50-59 years 20.2 18.3
60-69 years 15.4 15.8
70-79 years 11.8 14.2
80+ years 4.0 7.4
Socioeconomic status in childhood Parental education 0-11 years 35.6 39.5 0.35
12 years 22.6 20.5
13+ years 15.4 11.7
Unknown 26.4 28.3
Childhood characteristics Parental mental illness Yes 2.3 2.7 0.62
Physical illness Yes 2.9 3.4 0.69
Socioeconomic status in adult Education 0-11 years 25.5 31.1 <0.001
12 years 31.2 33.2
13-15 years 15.4 24.3
16+ years 27.9 11.4
Annual household income <3 million yen 26.8 36.6 <0.001
3- < 10 million yen 54.9 52.0
10+ million yen 18.3 11.5
Mental disorders Major depression 4.7 8.6 <0.001
Generalized anxiety disorder 2.8 3.0 0.83

Ochi et al.

Ochi et al. BMC Public Health 2014 14:359   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-359

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