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Table 2 Full panel data sample summary statistics: females 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 52.057 16.190 1736 57.057 16.190 1736  
1 if hypertension 0.234 0.423 1690 0.293 0.455 1667 0.0001
1 if coronary thrombosis 0.005 0.073 1688 0.009 0.092 1646 0.2685
1 if coronary disease 0.016 0.126 1674 0.026 0.160 1631 0.0411
1 if stroke 0.002 0.049 1683 0.004 0.060 1645 0.5033
1 if cardiovascular disease 0.019 0.137 1736 0.030 0.171 1736 0.0369
No. of children 2.572 1.550 1727 2.701 1.468 1717 0.0121
1 if rural 0.355 0.479 1704 0.347 0.476 1689 0.6214
1 if married 0.591 0.492 1711 0.584 0.493 1705 0.6647
1 if cohabiting 0.151 0.358 1711 0.129 0.335 1705 0.0669
1 if single or in a relationship 0.120 0.326 1711 0.104 0.305 1705 0.1246
1 if divorced 0.061 0.239 1711 0.070 0.256 1705 0.2573
1 if widowed 0.077 0.267 1711 0.113 0.317 1705 0.0003
1 if educ1a 0.454 0.498 1730 0.454 0.498 1730  
1 if educ2a 0.034 0.182 1730 0.034 0.182 1730  
1 if educ3a 0.210 0.408 1730 0.210 0.408 1730  
1 if educ4a 0.218 0.413 1730 0.218 0.413 1730  
1 if educ5a 0.083 0.275 1730 0.083 0.275 1730  
1 if hypertension medication 0.219 0.414 1672 0.293 0.455 1676 0.0000
1 if cholesterol medication 0.078 0.268 1689 0.134 0.341 1692 0.0000
1 if circulatory disease medication 0.017 0.130 1688 0.030 0.170 1679 0.0157
Body Max Index (BMI) 27.278 5.378 1683 27.448 4.988 1691 0.3419
1 if underweight 0.005 0.073 1683 0.006 0.077 1691 0.8262
1 if optimal weight 0.380 0.485 1683 0.352 0.478 1691 0.1008
1 if overweight 0.358 0.479 1683 0.374 0.484 1691 0.3333
1 if obese 0.257 0.437 1683 0.268 0.443 1691 0.4839
1 if non smoker 0.803 0.398 1676 0.853 0.355 1690 0.0001
1 if daily smoker 0.157 0.364 1676 0.116 0.320 1690 0.0005
1 if weekly smoker 0.015 0.121 1676 0.014 0.116 1690 0.7492
1 if seldom smoker 0.026 0.158 1676 0.018 0.132 1690 0.1155
1 if non drinker 0.155 0.362 1697 0.180 0.384 1692 0.0542
1 if daily drinker 0.015 0.123 1697 0.009 0.097 1692 0.1229
1 if frequent drinker 0.199 0.399 1697 0.180 0.384 1692 0.1598
1 if seldom drinker 0.402 0.491 1697 0.391 0.488 1692 0.4823
1 if rare drinker 0.229 0.420 1697 0.241 0.428 1692 0.4136
Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) 7.374 2.009 1668 7.852 1.705 1640 0.0000
1 if unemployed 0.293 0.169 1671 0.033 0.179 1684 0.5134
1 if much better financial statusb 0.010 0.101 1641 0.011 0.102 1618 0.9670
1 if considerably better financial statusb 0.090 0.286 1641 0.092 0.289 1618 0.8032
1 if somewhat better financial statusb 0.190 0.392 1641 0.193 0.395 1618 0.7756
1 if similar financial statusb 0.521 0.500 1641 0.498 0.500 1618 0.1916
1 if somewhat worse financial statusb 0.124 0.329 1641 0.143 0.350 1618 0.1093
1 if considerably worse financial statusb 0.052 0.223 1641 0.047 0.212 1618 0.4755
1 if much worse financial statusb 0.012 0.110 1641 0.015 0.121 1618 0.5131
Real incomec 3.799 2.446 1647 3.389 1.898 1629 0.0000
Work hours 4.514 4.119 1592 4.085 4.127 1569 0.0035
  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)