Table 2 Crude and adjusted ORs (95% CIs) for reporting poor health and relative index of inequality (RII) in income before* and after* the economic recession; CSLC, Japan
BeforeAfterp for temporal change
Occupation
    Managerial/administrative1.001.00
    Professional1.09 (0.96 to 1.23)1.19 (1.05 to 1.35)0.08
    Clerical/sales/service1.02 (0.92 to 1.14)1.14 (1.02 to 1.29)0.02
    Manual1.03 (0.92 to 1.14)1.09 (0.97 to 1.22)0.25
    Other paid job1.14 (0.92 to 1.43)1.26 (1.03 to 1.54)0.28
    Homemaker1.31 (1.17 to 1.47)1.42 (1.25 to 1.61)0.10
    Unemployed2.30 (2.04 to 2.61)2.06 (1.79 to 2.37)0.80
Income
    Lowest/highest decile1.60 (1.47 to 1.74)1.43 (1.29 to 1.60)
    p trend<0.001<0.0010.06
    RII1.34 (1.28 to 1.41)1.27 (1.19 to 1.36)0.20
Age: 40–60/20–39 years1.75 (1.68 to 1.83)1.50 (1.42 to 1.59)
Gender: female/male1.11 (1.06 to 1.16)1.15 (1.09 to 1.21)
Marital status
    Married1.001.00
    Never married0.73 (0.68 to 0.78)0.84 (0.78 to 0.90)
    Separated1.18 (1.06 to 1.31)1.05 (0.90 to 1.23)
    Divorced1.40 (1.27 to 1.56)1.32 (1.19 to 1.48)
Survey year: 1986 or 1998†0.94 (0.90 to 0.98)1.09 (1.04 to 1.15)
  • *Before: pooled data from 1986 and 1989; after: pooled data from 1998 and 2001.

  • †Base: 1989 or 2001 respectively.