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Table 2 Multilevel regression analyses: association between residential area characteristics and complaints of depression among men and women, Belgium 2001-2004

From: The association between residential area characteristics and mental health outcomes among men and women in Belgium

Dependent variables: Complaints of depression
  MEN WOMEN
  B B
Intercept -0.035 *** 0.005
Contextual effects   
Unemployment rate 0.046 0.112 ***
Median area income (in euros) 0.000 0.000
Density 0.194 -0.291
Individual effects   
Social support -0.026 *** -0.038 ***
Current employment situation (ref.: paid labour)   
Retired 0.019 *** 0.012 *
Disabled 0.109 *** 0.115 ***
Unemployed 0.024 *** 0.029 ***
Househusband/wife -0.008 -0.011 *
Student and others 0.300 ** 0.012
Educational level (ref.: tertiary education)   
No diploma or primary education 0.007 0.023 ***
Lower secondary 0.003 0.003
Higher secondary -0.002 -0.001
Equivalent income of the household (ref.: > 2.500 )   
< 750 € 0.016 * 0.028 ***
750 - 1.000 € 0.007 0.016 **
1.000 - 1.500 € -0.001 0.011 *
1.500 - 2.500 € -0.003 0.002
Missing income -0.008 -0.012 *
Age 0.004 *** 0.004 **
Household type (ref.: couple with child(ren))   
Single 0.019 *** 0.007
Single with child(ren) 0.007 0.020 ***
Couple 0.004 -0.001
Complex household 0.008 0.000
  1. *: p < .05; **: p < .01 ; ***: p < .001