Table A.1
Odds of reporting high levels of stress compared to less stress, employed adults 20 to 64, 2010

Table A.1
Odds of reporting high levels of stress compared to less stress, employed adults 20 to 64, 2010
  Odds ratios
Sex
Men 1.00
Women 0.99
Age group
20 to 29 years 1.00
30 to 39 years 1.31
40 to 49 years 1.23
50 to 64 years 1.35
Marital status
Married 1.00
Common-law union 1.54*
Widowed 1.24
Divorced or separated 1.50*
Single (never-married) 1.06
Children in the household
None 1.00
One or two children 1.13
Three or more children 1.30
Place of residence
Census metropolitan area (CMA) 1.00
Census agglomeration (CA) 0.90
Outside CMA or CA 0.88
Immigrant status
Born in Canada 1.00
Immigrated before 1980 0.61*
Immigrated 1980 to 1995 1.48*
Immigrated 1996 to 2010 1.16
Occupation
Management 1.89*
Professional 1.27*
Technical 1.45
Clerical 1.44*
Sales and services 1.15
Trades and occupations unique to primary industries and manufacturing 1.00
Class of worker
Paid employee 1.00
Self-employed 1.23
Education
Less than postsecondary completion 1.00
College diploma, trade or vocational certificate 1.04
University degree 0.95
Household income
Less than $40,000 1.00
$40,000 to $59,999 0.75
$60,000 to $79,999 0.79
$80,000 to $99,999 1.03
$100,000 or more 1.06
Physical health
Very good to excellent 1.00
Good 1.24*
Fair to poor 1.23
Mental health
Very good to excellent 1.00
Good 1.67*
Fair to poor 3.70*
† reference group
* significantly different from reference group at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2010.
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