Table 1 Descriptive statistics of social isolation items (percentages)

From: Estimating the impact of social isolation on subjective health in Europe

Social isolation (high = social integration) Total Total Men Women
Family status
Lone without children (1p) 30.00 31.65 28.47
Lone with children (2p) 6.44 2.75 9.88
Cohabiting without children (3p) 29.16 30.96 27.48
Cohabiting with children (4p) 34.40 34.65 34.18
Social contacts
Never/less than once a month (1p) 8.44 7.73 9.11
Once a month (2p) 9.63 10.04 9.23
Several times a month/once a week (3p) 40.26 40.83 39.73
Several times a week/every day (4p) 41.67 41.40 41.93
Having close friends
No (1p) 3.90 4.41 3.42
Yes (4p) 96.10 95.59 96.58