Table 2
Selected characteristics of employed adults aged 20 to 64 reporting higher levels of stress, by main source of stress, 2010

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Table summary
This table displays the results of Selected characteristics of employed adults aged 20 to 64 reporting higher levels of stress.
The information is grouped by Sex, Age group (appearing as row headers),
Main source of stress (appearing as column headers),
calculated using percentage of highly stressed workers as a unit of measure.
  Main source of stress
Work Finances Not enough time Family Personal and other
percentage of highly stressed workers
Sex
Men 55 63 52 33* 45
Women 45 37 48 67* 55
Age group
20 to 34 years 29 23 24 21E 26E
35 to 49 years 43 51 48 44 49
50 to 64 years 28 26 29 35 25E
Lives with spouse or partner 74 68 82* 71 62
Children in the household
None 51 35* 26* 38* 56*
One or two children 41 51* 59* 49 39
Three or more children 8 14E 14E F F
Household type
Couple with children 43 52* 55* 48 38
Couple only 29 11E* 16E* 16E* 22E
Unattached individual 9 7E 6E* 7E 10E
Lone parent 4 8E* F F F
All other arrangements 16 20E 17E 22E F
Lives in a census metropolitan area (CMA) 74 69 69 73 76
Occupation
White-collar 53 29* 45 43 46
Pink-collar 31 39 33 39 38
Blue-collar 16 32* 22E 18E F
Postsecondary education
Less than postsecondary completion 27 46* 26 38* 38
College diploma, trade or vocational certificate 35 37 38 29 17E*
University degree 38 17E* 36 33 45
Household income
Less than $60,000 17 40* 20 25 25E
$60,000 to $99,999 25 25 24 28 27E
$100,000 or more 45 18E* 43 34* 33E*
Not stated, do not know 12 16E 13E 13E F
Paid employee 84 75* 84 88 81
Born in Canada or immigrated to Canada prior to 1980 87 72* 84 77* 76
Non-visible minority 88 73* 87 79 79
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
† reference group
* significantly different from reference group at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2010.
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