Table 3

Young adult's risk of receiving any selected social benefits later in life (2000–2009) if having a weak sense of coherence (SOC-7) in 1998 (N=722)

 FemaleMale
1st quartile
SOC
N=125
2nd–4th quartile
SOC
N=275
RR (95% CI)RR* (95% CI)1st quartile
SOC
N=56
2nd–4th quartile
SOC
N=266
RR (95% CI)RR* (95% CI)
Per centPer centPer centPer cent
Unemployment benefit (table 2: A)57431.32 (1.08 to 1.62)1.37 (1.15 to 1.64)43530.81 (0.59 to 1.12)0.91 (0.68 to 1.21)
Social assistance (table 2: B)35201.76 (1.26 to 2.46)1.81 (1.36 to 2.41)14160.90 (0.45 to 1.82)0.92 (0.49 to 1.73)
Sickness benefit (table 2: C)49321.53 (1.19 to 1.96)1.52 (1.23 to 1.88)43361.20 (0.85 to 1.69)1.07 (0.80 to 1.45)
Permanent health-related benefit (table 2: D+E)2.40.46.60 (0.69 to 62.8)10.27 (1.10 to 95.5)00
  • Bold: p<0.05.

  • *Excluding participants receiving some of the other selected social benefits.

  • N, number; RR, relative risk.