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Table 2 Non-IV regression results of mental health on personal relationships

From: Mental health and satisfaction with partners: a longitudinal analysis in the UK

  Male Female Male with partner satisfaction Female with partner satisfaction Male with partner GHQ12 Female with partner GHQ12
GHQ12 − 0.0210*** − 0.0213*** − 0.0189*** − 0.0195*** − 0.0197*** − 0.0201***
(− 8.70) (− 11.77) (− 8.20) (− 11.12) (− 8.15) (− 11.11)
Partner 0.158*** 0.185***
   (12.07) (11.60)   
GHQ12Partner − 0.00753*** − 0.00921***
     (− 5.24) (− 4.70)
Age − 0.0124*** − 0.0227*** − 0.00898*** − 0.0202*** − 0.0120*** − 0.0221***
(− 5.30) (− 8.54) (− 3.96) (− 7.81) (− 5.14) (− 8.32)
Higher education − 0.165 − 0.156 − 0.122 − 0.162 − 0.171 − 0.168
(− 0.90) (− 1.05) (− 0.71) (− 1.10) (− 0.92) (− 1.14)
Alevel − 0.0399 − 0.00761 − 0.0269 − 0.00242 − 0.0419 − 0.0124
(− 0.27) (− 0.05) (− 0.19) (− 0.02) (− 0.28) (− 0.09)
GCSE − 0.0351 0.0771 − 0.0344 0.0707 − 0.0304 0.0753
(− 0.48) (0.87) (− 0.48) (0.84) (− 0.41) (0.87)
Child 0–2 − 0.0404* − 0.0292 − 0.0369* − 0.0180 − 0.0370* − 0.0277
(− 1.85) (− 1.15) (− 1.74) (− 0.73) (− 1.70) (− 1.09)
Child 3–4 − 0.0825*** − 0.107*** − 0.0653*** − 0.0908*** − 0.0816*** − 0.106***
(− 3.66) (− 4.36) (− 2.96) (− 3.77) (− 3.62) (− 4.36)
Child 5–11 − 0.0647*** − 0.0942*** − 0.0505*** − 0.0822*** − 0.0662*** − 0.0936***
(− 3.25) (− 4.53) (− 2.66) (− 4.08) (− 3.34) (− 4.50)
Child 12–15 − 0.0984*** − 0.119*** − 0.0784*** − 0.101*** − 0.0978*** − 0.118***
(− 3.52) (− 3.99) (− 2.91) (− 3.51) (− 3.51) (− 3.97)
Real family income 0.00251 0.0178** 0.00275 0.0199** 0.00245 0.0167*
(0.55) (1.99) (0.61) (2.30) (0.53) (1.87)
Self employed − 0.107 − 0.111 − 0.106 − 0.130 − 0.108 − 0.108
(− 0.90) (− 0.84) (− 0.89) (− 1.02) (− 0.92) (− 0.82)
Employed − 0.0982 − 0.0117 − 0.106 − 0.0319 − 0.0995 − 0.0101
(− 0.83) (− 0.09) (− 0.90) (− 0.27) (− 0.85) (− 0.08)
Unemployed − 0.0488 0.0428 − 0.0683 0.0164 − 0.0480 0.0426
(− 0.37) (0.31) (− 0.52) (0.12) (− 0.37) (0.31)
Retired − 0.130 0.0328 − 0.142 0.0191 − 0.134 0.0304
(− 1.10) (0.26) (− 1.19) (0.16) (− 1.14) (0.24)
Family care 0.0397 − 0.00151 0.0522 − 0.0240 0.0437 − 0.00190
(0.20) (− 0.01) (0.26) (− 0.20) (0.22) (− 0.02)
Full-time study − 0.239 − 0.0818 − 0.246 − 0.111 − 0.245 − 0.0847
(− 1.52) (− 0.56) (− 1.58) (− 0.79) (− 1.55) (− 0.58)
Long-term sick − 0.0665 − 0.0213 − 0.0953 − 0.0373 − 0.0697 − 0.0225
(− 0.49) (− 0.15) (− 0.70) (− 0.28) (− 0.52) (− 0.16)
Maternity leave 0.101 0.0497 0.101
  (0.76)   (0.39)   (0.76)
Constant 7.524*** 7.764*** 6.307*** 6.435*** 7.580*** 7.823***
(41.64) (41.20) (31.60) (31.06) (42.03) (41.52)
n 21,232 21,232 21,232 21,232 21,232 21,232
t-stat of lag GHQ12 − 1.54 − 0.96 − 1.4 − 0.89 − 1.44 − 0.86
  1. Robust cluster t statistics in parentheses
  2. *p < 0.1; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01