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Table 1 General characteristics of interesting variables at baseline (Wave 8)

From: Combined effects of education level and perceived social class on self-rated health and life satisfaction: Results of Korean labor and income panel study wave 8-wave 15

  Total Weighted %
Combined effects of education level and subjective social class  
 LL 1,994 16.0
 LM 1,621 13.9
 LH 807 8.8
 ML 1,130 8.7
 MM 1,674 14.0
 MH 1,633 16.3
 HL 395 3.2
 HM 685 6.3
 HH 1,236 12.9
Subjective social class   
 Low 4,422 27.9
 Middle 4,437 34.1
 High 2,316 38.0
Education   
 ≤Middle school 3,519 38.6
 High school 3,980 38.9
 ≥College 3,676 22.4
Age   
 ≤29 2,730 27.9
 30–39 2,477 20.5
 40–49 2,216 20.7
 50–59 1,659 13.8
 60–69 1,198 9.8
 ≥70 895 7.4
Gender   
 Male 5,364 50.9
 Female 5,811 49.1
Residential region   
 Capital 2,561 25.0
 Big city 3,322 29.0
 Small city 5,292 45.9
Marital status   
 Single 4,129 42.0
 Married 7,046 58.0
Shift work   
 Yes 412 3.6
 No 3569 32.4
 Not employed 7194 64.0
Smoking status   
 Smoker 2,708 24.6
 Former smoker 1,587 14.7
 Never 6,880 60.8
Alcohol use   
 Yes 6,260 56.6
 Former user 1,210 10.3
 No 3,705 33.1
Sensory system inability   
 Yes 280 2.6
 No 10,895 97.4
Physical inability   
 Yes 945 8.1
 No 10,230 91.9
Activity restriction 1   
 Yes 535 4.8
 No 10,640 95.2
Activity restriction 2   
 Yes 266 2.5
 No 10,909 97.5
Activity restriction 3   
 Yes 487 4.3
 No 10,688 95.7
Activity restriction 4   
 Yes 1,136 9.8
 No 10,039 90.2
Self-rated health   
 Good 9,386 84.7
 Bad 1,789 15.3
Life satisfaction   
 Good 10,182 91.0
 Bad 993 9.0
Total 11,175 100.0