Table 1: Sample characteristics. Waged and salaried women and men, Spain 2004-05.

WomenMen

Total2709 (47.7%)2970 (52.3%)
Age group
 16–24 years273 (10.1%)253 (8.5%)
 25–34 years963 (35.5%)848 (28.6%)
 35–44 years875 (32.3%)973 (32.8%)
 45–54 years463 (17.1%)667 (22.5%)
 55–65 years135 (5.0%)229 (7.7%)
Immigrant status
 Spanish2555 (94.3%)2762 (93.0%)
 Immigrant154 (5.7%)208 (7.0%)
Educational attainment
 Primary or less776 (28.6%)1109 (37.3%)
 Secondary780 (28.8%)850 (28.6%)
 Trade school433 (16.0%)452 (15.2%)
 University720 (26.6%)559 (18.8%)
Occupational classa
 SC I + II493 (18.2%)487 (16.4%)
 SC III722 (26.7%)581 (19.6%)
 SC IV + V1494 (55.1%)1902 (64.0%)
Unemployment preceding year
 No 2468 (91.1%)2793 (94.0%)
 Yes241 (8.9%)177 (6.0%)
Quintiles of employment precariousness
 0.00–0.61524 (19.3%)745 (25.1%)
 0.62–0.85551 (20.3%)686 (23.1%)
 0.86–1.12568 (21.0%)635 (21.4%)
 1.13–1.55578 (21.3%)523 (17.6%)
 1.56–4.0488 (18.0%)381 (12.8%)

I + II: higher and lower managerial and professional; SC III: administrative personnel and supervisors; SC IV + V: skilled, semiskilled, and unskilled manual.