Table 3 Estimates for the determinants of subjective general health

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

Variables Social isolation Subjective general health Subjective general health
Regression OLS (1st stage) Two-step probit (2nd stage) ML probit
Social isolation (high = social integration)   1.291*** 0.103***
   (0.005) (0.005)
Ethnic minority − 0.202***   
  (0.036)   
Family conflict − 0.211***   
  (0.028)   
Age
 < 20 − 0.040 1.001*** 0.918***
  (0.064) (0.101) (0.065)
20–29 0.302*** 0.579*** 0.893***
  (0.048) (0.085) (0.045)
30–39 1.061*** − 0.569** 0.644***
  (0.045) (0.179) (0.041)
40–49 1.049*** − 0.871*** 0.337***
  (0.044) (0.178) (0.039)
50–59 0.675*** − 0.673*** 0.101**
  (0.042) (0.123) (0.037)
60–69 0.437*** − 0.347*** 0.158***
  (0.032) (0.084) (0.028)
Over 70
 
Gender
Male 0.042* 0.023 0.081***
  (0.017) (0.027) (0.016)
Female  
 
Occupational status
Employed
 
Student − 0.463*** 0.604*** 0.051
  (0.043) (0.103) (0.048)
Unemployed −0.470*** 0.277** − 0.302***
  (0.039) (0.099) (0.036)
Retired − 0.188*** − 0.208*** − 0.437***
  (0.035) (0.061) (0.031)
Other 0.100** − 0.695*** − 0.592***
  (0.030) (0.048) (0.028)
Religiosity
Religious 0.190*** - 0.213*** 0.009
  (0.019) (0.042) (0.018)
Not religious
 
Domicile
Big city − 0.204*** 0.206** − 0.060
  (0.040) (0.071) (0.038)
Suburbs − 0.158*** 0.201** − 0.004
  (0.041) (0.069) (0.039)
Small city − 0.136*** 0.150* − 0.021
  (0.037) (0.061) (0.035)
Country village − 0.051 0.041 − 0.025
  (0.037) (0.058) (0.036)
Countryside  
 
Education
Primary − 0.471*** 0.123 − 0.445***
  (0.037) (0.096) (0.035)
Secondary − 0.213*** − 0.005 − 0.259***
  (0.022) (0.048) (0.021)
Tertiary
 
Father's education
Primary − 0.014 − 0.089 0.107**
  (0.038) (0.058) (0.037)
Secondary 0.012 − 0.057 − 0.041
  (0.030) (0.046) (0.030)
Tertiary
 
Mother's education
Primary − 0.195*** 0.197** − 0.053
  (0.041) (0.072) (0.041)
Secondary − 0.086** 0.108* − 0.001
  (0.033) (0.055) (0.034)
Tertiary
 
Country dummies Yes Yes Yes
Observations 31,726 31,726 31,726
  1. SE in parentheses
  2. *p < 0.050; ** p < 0.010; *** p < 0.001