Table 1

Distribution of baseline characteristics according to employment situation, and number and proportions of death of each category in a cohort of 16 692 women

N (%)AllEmployment statusp Value for differenceNumber of deathss (%)p Value for difference
Full-timePart-timeSelf-employed
16 6925126669848681019 (6)
Employment status<0.0001
 Full-time5126 (31)225 (4)
 Part-time6698 (40)473 (7)
 Self-employed4868 (29)321 (7)
Age group (years)<0.0001<0.0001
 40–497656 (46)2957 (57)2459 (46)2240 (37)337 (3)
 50–599036 (54)2169 (42)4239 (54)2628 (63)925 (8)
Education level (age of completed formal education)<0.0001<0.0001
 15 years or younger4933 (30)1523 (30)1908 (29)1502 (31)364 (7)
 16–18 years9634 (58)2944 (57)3847 (57)2843 (58)103 (5)
 19 years or older2125 (12)659 (13)943 (14)523 (13)552 (6)
History of disease<0.0001<0.0001
 No10 066 (60)3289 (64)3750 (56)3027 (62)498 (5)
 Yes6626 (40)1837 (36)2948 (44)1841 (38)521 (8)
Marital status<0.0001<0.0001
 Married15 461 (93)4471 (87)6454 (96)4536 (93)921 (6)
 Divorced/separated/widowed1068 (6)542 (11)232 (4)294 (6)80 (7)
 Never married163 (1)113 (2)12 (0)38 (1)18 (11)
Children<0.00010.05
 No843 (5)333 (7)305 (5)205 (4)65 (8)
 Yes15 849 (95)4793 (93)6393 (95)4663 (96)954 (6)