Table 1
Proportion of employed stressed adults aged 20 to 64 reporting that life is highly stressful, by selected characteristics, 2010

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This table displays the results of Proportion of employed stressed adults aged 20 to 64 reporting that life is highly stressful.
The information is grouped by Sex, Age group, Marital status, Children in the household, Household type, Place of residence, Occupation, Class of worker, Education, Household income, Household income, Immigrant status, Education, Household income, Household income, Immigrant status, Mental health(appearing as row headers),
Most days are 'quite' or 'extremely' stressful (appearing as column headers),
calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
  Most days are 'quite' or 'extremely' stressful
percentage
Sex
Men 36
Women 38
Age group
20 to 29 years 31
30 to 39 years 39*
40 to 49 years 38*
50 to 64 years 38*
Marital status
Married 36
Common-law union 44*
Widowed F
Divorced or separated 44*
Single (never-married) 33
Children in the household
None 35
One or two children 39*
Three or more children 40
Household type
Couple with children 39
Couple only 36
Unattached individual 40
Lone parent 42
All other arrangements 32*
Place of residence
Census metropolitan area (CMA) 38
Census agglomeration (CA) 35
Outside CMA or CA 34*
Occupation
Management 46*
Professional 38*
Technical 37
Clerical 39*
Sales and services 34
Blue-collar 33
Class of worker
Paid employee 36
Self-employed 41*
Education
Less than high school 36
Secondary school 36
Some postsecondary 35
College diploma, trade or vocational certificate 38
University degree 37
Household income
Less than $40,000 42
$40,000 to $59,999 33*
$60,000 to $79,999 34*
$80,000 to $99,999 39
$100,000 or more 38
Not stated, do not know 36
Immigrant status
Born in Canada 36
Immigrated to Canada before 1980 31
Immigrated to Canada between 1980 and 1995 47*
Immigrated to Canada between 1996 and 2010 39
Visible minority status
Visible minority 37
Non-visible minority 40
Physical health
Excellent 32
Very good 31
Good 40*
Fair to poor 49*
Mental health
Excellent 27
Very good 31
Good 42*
Fair to poor 62*
† reference group
* significantly different from reference group at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2010.
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