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Table 1 Summary statistics of the surveys’ datasets

From: Is caregiving by baby boomer women related to the presence of depressive symptoms? Evidence from eight national surveys

Dataset (year) Country N Age (Mean, Std Dev) Prevalence of depressive symptoms (%) Prevalence of caregiving status (%) Proportion of women in managerial or professional occupations Female vulnerable employment rate Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments Adolescent fertility rate Female labor force participation rate
CHARLS (2011) People’s Republic of China 2537 60.55 (2.51) 47.34 9.10 44 71a 20 8 67
JSTAR (2007) Japan 561 56.98 (2.58) 19.61 26.03 40 14 9 5 48
KLoSA (2006) Korea 1349 56.00 (2.56) 14.31 3.57 35 29 13 2 50
MHAS (2001) Mexico 2642 51.78 (2.29) 37.65 9.70 40 33 24 71 41
TLSA (2003) Taiwan 774 53.37 (2.04) 10.98 4.93 41b 20b 30c 8d 48b
ELSA (2002) UK 1770 52.90 (2.26) 25.54 24.66 42 6 20 26 55
HRS (2004) USA 1365 52.98 (1.80) 18.97 7.13 50 6e,f 15 41 58
SHARE (2004) Austria 236 54.46 (2.61) 22.88 15.02 45 8 34 12 51
  Belgium 697 54.00 (2.57) 29.56 13.36 44 10 35 11 46
  Denmark 287 54.15 (2.59) 24.74 8.83 48 4 37 6 61
  France 594 53.96 (2.61) 39.56 9.55 46 5 12 10 50
  Germany 506 53.83 (2.36) 19.96 10.24 48 7 32 11 51
  Greece 510 53.70 (2.51) 29.80 9.15 41 28 13 11 42
  Israel 562 53.98 (2.57) 33.27 13.08 48 5 15 15 50
  Italy 432 54.50 (2.52) 36.34 6.84 43 17 12 7 38
  Netherlands 603 54.27 (2.52) 21.56 9.76 43 8 37 6 57
  Spain 394 53.80 (2.51) 35.79 4.70 44 11 36 12 46
  Sweden 524 54.27 (2.55) 25.19 10.72 49 4 45 6 59
  Switzerland 162 53.75 (2.58) 28.40 7.64 43 10 25 5 60
  1. Note: aChina Labour Statistical Yearbook 2006 bDirectorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) (http://www.dgbas.gov.tw/) cThe Legislative Yuan of Republic of China (http://www.ly.gov.tw/) d Department of Household Registration Affairs (http://www.moi.gov.tw/stat/) eLABORSTA (http://www.ilo.org/ilostat/) fEmployer, own account worker and unpaid family worker were included