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Table 5 Baseline SRH means and medians divided by the main background and socioeconomic factors (N = 260).

From: Predictors of self-rated health: a 12-month prospective study of IT and media workers

Background factor SRH Mean (SD) SRH Median (IQR*) N
Age    
≤ 30 yrs 64 (± 22) 69 (47–78) 68
31–45 yrs 67 (± 20) 69 (51–s83) 96
≥ 46 yrs 68 (± 23) 71 (54–87) 96
Sex    
Male 66 (± 21) 69 (50–82) 157
Female 67 (± 23) 73 (54–86) 103
Edu cation    
Compulsory/high school 65 (± 20) 68 (50–82) 128
Academic degree 68 (± 22) 72 (58–85) 132
Annual income    
< 25,000 USD 60 (± 23) 64 (47–78) 56
25,000 – 40,000 USD 68 (± 21) 72 (53–84) 157
> 40,000 USD 70 (± 19) 71 (60–87) 47
Marital status    
Married/co- inhabiting/liveapart 68 (± 20) 71 (56–83) 206
Single 60 (± 25) 63 (45–82) 54
  1. *IQR = Inter Quartile Range