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Table 1 Control variables, summary statistics

From: Health Status After Cancer: Does It Matter Which Hospital You Belong To?

  Mean St.dev
DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS   
Age at the date of diagnosis 47.86 8.94
Female 0.59 0.49
SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS   
Education   
- Lower secondary or less 0.29 0.46
- Upper sec. (11-12 years) 0.30 0.46
- Upper sec. final (13 years) 0.15 0.36
- Upper sec. extension (14 years) 0.03 0.16
- Higher ed.- lower level (14-17 years) 0.18 0.38
- Higher ed.- upper level (18+ years) 0.05 0.21
Marital status   
- Married 0.67 0.47
- Never married 0.16 0.36
- Widow/widower 0.03 0.17
- Divorced 0.12 0.33
- Separated 0.03 0.16
Labor market status the year prior to diagnosis   
- Not in labor market 0.23 0.42
- Employee (part time, 4-19 hours per week) 0.09 0.28
- Employee (part time, 20-29 hours per week) 0.10 0.31
- Employee (full time, 30 h+ hours per week) 0.58 0.49
Dummy variables for industry   
- Agriculture including hunting 0.0034 0.0582
- Forestry 0.0010 0.0317
- Fishing 0.0017 0.0408
- Mining of coal and lignite 0.00002 0.0046
- Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas 0.0082 0.0902
- Mining of metal ores\ 0.0007 0.0266
- Other mining and quarrying 0.0013 0.0358
- Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco 0.0214 0.1448
- Manufacture of textiles (including footwear) and textile products including leather 0.0047 0.0680
- Manufacture of wood and wood products 0.0087 0.0927
- Wood processing, graphic production and publishers 0.0173 0.1304
- Manufacture of chemical, oil, coal, plastic and rubber products 0.0110 0.1044
- Manufacture of mineral products 0.0045 0.0666
- Manufacture of metal 0.0084 0.0912
- Manufacture of tools 0.0422 0.2011
- Other manufacturing products 0.0033 0.0573
- Electricity and gas supply 0.0080 0.0890
- Water supply 0.0002 0.0146
- Construction 0.0386 0.1926
- Wholesale and agency business 0.0466 0.2108
- Retail trade 0.0582 0.2342
- Hotels and restaurants 0.0156 0.1240
- Transport, storage and communication 0.0421 0.2009
- Post and telecommunications 0.0195 0.1384
- Financial intermediation 0.0210 0.1433
- Insurance and pension funding (except compulsory social security) 0.0059 0.0768
- Real estate, renting and business activities 0.0396 0.1950
- Public administration and defense 0.0722 0.2589
- Waste management and cleaning 0.0045 0.0669
- Personal service activities 0.0072 0.0848
- Embassy activities (both international and national) 0.00002 0.0046
- Education and training activities 0.0814 0.2735
- Research activities 0.0047 0.0680
- Health and veterinary activities 0.0920 0.2891
- Social work activities 0.0508 0.2197
- Activities of professional organizations 0.0044 0.0663
- Activities of other membership organizations 0.0039 0.0625
- Motion picture, video, radio and television activities 0.0036 0.0600
- Library, archives and museum activities 0.0034 0.0579
- Sporting activities and other recreational and cultural activities 0.0022 0.0465
  1. N = 46,720