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Table 2 SRH and MH by SES and social participation, Israeli social survey for 2016

From: Socio-economic status, self-rated health and mental health: the mediation effect of social participation on early-late midlife and older adults

 SRH Mean (SD)F/ T-test/Pearson correlationMH Mean (SD)F/ T-test/Pearson correlation
Overall8.23 (3.10) 18.04 (3.94) 
SES
 Education
  Low6.89 (3.60)231.34**16.97 (4.45)76.11**
  Medium8.53 (2.80) 18.45 (3.85) 
  High9.11 (2.46) 18.54 (3.35) 
 Average income per capita in the household
  Low7.16 (3.68)119.58**16.81 (4.48)62.81**
  Medium7.73 (3.32) 17.85 (4.12) 
  High8.91 (2.50) 18.59 (3.42) 
 Home ownership
  Yes8.34 (3.03)−4.51**18.31 (3.82)−8.68**
  No7.86 (3.31) 17.12 (4.21) 
SES Factor: education Average Income per capita in the household.313**.228**
Social participation
 Volunteering
  Yes9.12 (2.39)−11.7318.67 (3.47)−5.93**
  No8.02 (3.21) 17.89 (4.03) 
 Public/political involvement
  Yes8.11(3.18)− 8.68**18.62 (3.18)− 4.65**
  No9.02 (2.33) 17.95 (4.04) 
 ICT use scale (0–10) .407**.157** 
Factor 1: volunteering, political involvement, use of ICT.289**.125**
Satisfaction with family relationships
 Very satisfied or satisfied8.30 (3.07)− 5.36**18.18 (3.84)−9.13**
 Not so satisfied or not satisfied at all7.00 (3.41) 15.07 (4.66) 
Self-perceived-support
 Yes8.39 (3.01)−8.88**18.27 (3.77)−10.47**
 No6.79 (3.57) 15.70 (4.67) 
Factor 2: satisfaction with family relations, having people to count on in times of trouble.171**.221**
Frequency of meeting/talking with friends (0–4).208**.174**
 No friends6.35 (3.69)57.11**15.93 (4.80)42.12**
 Less than once a month7.45 (3.43) 17.86 (4.01) 
 Once or twice a month8.03 (2.99) 17.60 (4.04) 
 Once or twice a week8.39 (3.04) 18.27 (3.72) 
 Daily, or almost daily8.66 (2.81) 18.46 (3.71) 
Self-perceived-trust
 Most people you can trust8.85 (2.72)−10.85**18.76 (3.47)−10.432**
 You have to be wary of people7.87 (3.25) 17.54 (4.14) 
  1. *p < .05; **p < .01