Table 2

Prevalence and ORs from multivariate logistic regression models for psychological distress by educational level and current economic difficulties in men and women aged 25–74 years in 2012

VariablenPsychological distress (%)Model 1
OR (95% CI)
Model 2
OR (95% CI)
Model 3
OR (95% CI)
Total24 51014.1
Men11 13311.3
Educational level
 Low227910.31.02 (0.86 to 1.22)0.90 (0.75 to 1.08)0.78 (0.65 to 0.95)
 Medium530210.80.86 (0.76 to 0.99)0.80 (0.70 to 0.92)0.75 (0.65 to 0.87)
 High355212.8111
Economic difficulties
 No98279.111
 Yes128329.03.79 (3.28 to 4.37)2.80 (2.39 to 3.27)
Women13 37716.4
Educational level
 Low204314.41.06 (0.91 to 1.23)0.93 (0.80 to 1.08)0.72 (0.61 to 0.85)
 Medium598815.40.90 (0.82 to 1.00)0.83 (0.75 to 0.92)0.73 (0.66 to 0.82)
 High534618.2111
Economic difficulties
 No11 39413.311
 Yes194634.83.07 (2.75 to 3.43)2.40 (2.12 to 2.71)
  • Model 1: adjusted for age.

  • Model 2: adjusted for age and economic difficulties.

  • Model 3: adjusted for age, economic difficulties, employment status and social support.