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Table 1 Participant demographic characteristics and outcome health scores

From: The impact of life events on adult physical and mental health and well-being: longitudinal analysis using the GoWell health and well-being survey

Demographic characteristica n (%) Outcome measuresa
SF-12 MCS SF-12 PCS WEMWBS
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Gender
Male 479 (38.4) 50.6 (11.7) 41.4 (14.2) 49.4 (10.9)
Female 768 (61.6) 48.5 (11.9) 42.6 (14.9) 49.1 (10.2)
Age
16–24 20 (1.6) 54.7 (9.0) 50.9 (11.0) 57.4 (7.8)
25–39 234 (18.8) 47.9 (12.5) 50.6 (11.1) 50.7 (10.6)
40–54 369 (29.6) 46.0 (12.9) 44.6 (13.2) 48.3 (11.9)
55–64 206 (16.5) 48.9 (11.6) 38.8 (14.1) 47.6 (9.6)
65+ 418 (33.5) 53.0 (9.5) 36.1 (14.9) 49.6 (9.2)
Education
None/SLC 819 (68.8) 49.4 (12.0) 39.7 (14.6) 48.3 (10.2)
>SLC 372 (31.2) 49.5 (11.5) 47.5 (13.3) 51.5 (10.8)
All (1247) 49.3 (11.9) 42.1 (14.6) 49.2 (10.5)
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. aData collected at wave 3, 2011