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Table 4 Age- and sex-standardized comparison of the unemployment rate of the study population and the GGP

From: Education and employment in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis – a standardized comparison to the German general population

  Unemployment
  Age groupsa
[years]
N GGPb N Sepia GGPb n (%) SEPIA
n (%)
Standardized
SEPIA n (%)c
Men 20–34 6,135,000 342 427,000 (6.96) 13 (3.80) 233,202 (3.80)
35–49 8,431,000 355 381,000 (4.52) 20 (5.63) 474,986 (5.63)
50–64 9,904,000 74 3,680,000 (37.16) 11 (14.86) 1,472,216 (14.86)
Women 20–34 5,335,000 616 312,000 (5.85) 36 (5.84) 311,786 (5.84)
35–49 7,336,000 391 336,000 (4.58) 69 (17.65) 1,294,588 (17.65)
50–64 5,650,000 112 291,000 (5.13) 34 (30.36) 1,715,178 (30.36)
Total 42,791,000 1890 5,427,000 (12.68) 183 (9.68) 5,501,956 (12.86)
Standardized Difference %d (95% CI)e      0.18
(0.16; 0.19)
  1. aCategorization of age groups was set by the data on employment of the German General population of the Federal Statistical Office Germany
  2. bGGP = German general population [Ref.]
  3. cStandardized proportion of the SEPIA study population
  4. dStandardized Difference (%) = Standardized Proportion of SEPIA (%) – Proportion of GGP (%)
  5. e95% CI = 95% Confidence Interval