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Table 1 Full panel data sample summary statistics: males answering both waves

From: Economic conditions, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease: analysis of the Icelandic economic collapse

  2007 2012 t-test
Variable Mean SD N Mean SD N p-value
Age 55.075 14.893 1501 60.075 14.893 1501 0.0000
1 if hypertension 0.218 0.413 1460 0.259 0.438 1438 0.0086
1 if coronary thrombosis 0.019 0.137 1458 0.030 0.171 1431 0.0598
1 if coronary disease 0.029 0.168 1451 0.051 0.221 1422 0.0022
1 if stroke 0.004 0.064 1466 0.004 0.065 1433 0.9685
1 if cardiovascular disease 0.041 0.197 1502 0.061 0.239 1502 0.0125
No. of children 2.594 1.563 1482 2.692 1.533 1490 0.0840
1 if rural 0.382 0.486 1494 0.387 0.487 1487 0.7436
1 if married 0.703 0.457 1479 0.707 0.455 1472 0.8107
1 if cohabiting 0.124 0.330 1479 0.117 0.321 1472 0.5285
1 if single or in a relationship 0.116 0.320 1479 0.094 0.292 1472 0.0524
1 if divorced 0.035 0.184 1479 0.043 0.202 1472 0.2837
1 if widowed 0.022 0.146 1479 0.039 0.195 1472 0.0050
1 if educ1a 0.295 0.456 1498 0.295 0.456 1498  
1 if educ2a 0.292 0.455 1498 0.292 0.455 1498  
1 if educ3a 0.182 0.386 1498 0.182 0.386 1498  
1 if educ4a 0.138 0.345 1498 0.138 0.345 1498  
1 if educ5a 0.091 0.288 1498 0.091 0.288 1498  
1 if hypertension medication 0.219 0.414 1440 0.310 0.463 1447 0.0000
1 if cholesterol medication 0.148 0.355 1454 0.224 0.417 1466 0.0000
1 if circulatory disease medication 0.054 0.226 1465 0.068 0.252 1463 0.1033
Body Max Index (BMI) 27.410 4.243 1472 27.506 3.808 1478 0.5194
1 if underweight 0.003 0.052 1472 0.002 0.045 1478 0.7012
1 if optimal weight 0.272 0.445 1472 0.262 0.440 1478 0.5435
1 if overweight 0.519 0.500 1472 0.520 0.500 1478 0.9447
1 if obese 0.207 0.405 1472 0.216 0.412 1478 0.5358
1 if non smoker 0.829 0.377 1468 0.876 0.330 1470 0.0004
1 if daily smoker 0.137 0.344 1468 0.091 0.288 1470 0.0001
1 if weekly smoker 0.016 0.124 1468 0.017 0.129 1470 0.7747
1 if seldom smoker 0.018 0.134 1468 0.016 0.127 1470 0.6683
1 if non drinker 0.114 0.318 1469 0.144 0.351 1475 0.0149
1 if daily drinker 0.028 0.165 1469 0.029 0.168 1475 0.8396
1 if frequent drinker 0.338 0.473 1469 0.296 0.457 1475 0.0142
1 if seldom drinker 0.378 0.485 1469 0.372 0.483 1475 0.6965
1 if rare drinker 0.142 0.349 1469 0.159 0.366 1475 0.1787
Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) 7.154 1.757 1446 7.468 1.695 1428 0.0000
1 if unemployed 0.027 0.161 1457 0.037 0.189 1449 0.1079
1 if much better financial statusb 0.017 0.128 1446 0.017 0.128 1440 0.9884
1 if considerably better financial statusb 0.126 0.332 1446 0.120 0.325 1440 0.6397
1 if somewhat better financial statusb 0.214 0.410 1446 0.210 0.408 1440 0.8296
1 if similar financial statusb 0.508 0.500 1446 0.501 0.500 1440 0.6830
1 if somewhat worse financial statusb 0.082 0.275 1446 0.095 0.294 1440 0.2251
1 if considerably worse financial statusb 0.036 0.186 1446 0.042 0.200 1440 0.4277
1 if much worse financial statusb 0.017 0.130 1446 0.014 0.117 1440 0.4612
Real incomec 5.869 3.136 1445 4.558 2.340 1449 0.0000
Work hours 5.815 4.868 1386 4.976 4.844 1327 0.0000
  1. Summary statistics only represent the data and do not display any crisis effect. Means are unweighted. P-values are from t-test for differences in means between 2007 and 2012
  2. aEducation level is represented by dummy variables: educ1 represents primary or lower level secondary education; educ2 stands for vocational master or journeyman certificate; educ3 stands for high school or equivalent; educ4 stands for technical graduate or undergraduate degree; educ5 stands for master’s degree or a Ph.D
  3. bPerceived financial status represents respondents’ own perception of their families’ financial status relative to other families
  4. cReal income is reported at 2012 price level in millions of Icelandic kronas (ISK)