Table 2

Employment characteristics of all responders (n = 377)

Characteristic% (n)
Occupation
  Paid occupation48.8 (184)
  No paid occupation47.2 (178)
  No information4.0 (15)
Confronted with employment loss in the past year (the responder or someone close)
  No74.0 (279)
  Yes21.8 (82)
  No information4.2 (16)
Employment loss in the past year (the responder)
  No83.8 (316)
  Yes9.6 (36)
  No information6.6 (25)
Able to make ends meet
  Easily36.1 (136)
  With difficulty57.0 (215)
  No information6.9 (26)