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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of PMHC sample by work status

From: Prompt Mental Health Care (PMHC): work participation and functional status at 12 months post-treatment

VariableTotalWork, without benefitsWork and receive benefitsNo work, with or without benefits 
% (n)%%%Difference
Total144641.038.120.9 
Gender    χ2 = 21.9, df = 2, p < 0.001
 Men25.0 (358)50.428.621.0 
 Women75.0 (1073)37.841.420.8 
Age group    χ2 = 133.8, df = 4, p < 0.001
 18–29 years32.3 (462)49.518.931.6 
 30–49 years51.7 (741)40.544.215.3 
 50–66 years16.0 (229)25.957.916.2 
Educational level    χ2 = 72.4, df = 4, p < 0.001
 Primary school10.0 (144)25.029.245.8 
 Secondary school45.0 (643)42.136.321.6 
 Higher education45.0 (643)43.442.214.4 
Marital status    χ2 = 28.0, df = 2, p < 0.001
 No partner38.9 (555)39.343.417.3 
 Having a partner61.1 (873)43.830.425.7 
Migration exp.    χ2 = 10.2, df = 2, p = 0.006
 No88.6 (1263)42.338.019.7 
 Yes11.4 (162)32.937.329.8 
Therapist-reported treatment characteristics (data completeness =75.1–78.2%)
 Degree of work focus during therapy    χ2 = 42.3, df = 4, p < 0.001
  Very low-low22.3 (242)28.113.727.2 
  Some47.9 (520)47.347.450.0 
  High-very high29.8 (324)24.638.922.8 
 Collaborationa
  No71.0 (802)79.867.958.2χ2 = 36.8, df = 2, p < 0.001
  GP16.5 (186)10.721.019.3χ2 = 19.4, df = 2, p < 0.001
  Social insurance3.6 (41)0.42.812.7χ2 = 64.5, df = 2, p < 0.001
  Work place0.4 (5)0.20.21.4χ2 = 5.5, df = 2, p = 0.109
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