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Table 6 Odds ratios (OR) for all health outcomes in fully adjusted modelsa

From: Identifying socio-demographic and socioeconomic determinants of health inequalities in a diverse London community: the South East London Community Health (SELCoH) study

  Common mental disorder Hazardous alcohol use Fair or poor general health Long standing illness
  Adjusted OR (95%CI) Adjusted OR (95%CI) Adjusted OR (95%CI) Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Demographic Indicators     
Gender     
   Female 1.4 (1.1-1.9)* 0.3 (0.2-0.4)*** 1.2 (0.8-1.6) 1.1 (0.9-1.4)
   Male 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Ethnic group     
   White British 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
   Black-Caribbean 0.9 (0.6-1.7) 0.2 (0.1-0.5)*** 1.4 (0.8-2.4) 0.7 (0.4-1.2)
   Black-African 0.6 (0.4-0.9)* 0.1 (0.1-0.3)*** 0.7 (0.4-1.1) 0.8 (0.6-1.2)
   Asian 0.9 (0.5-2.0) 1.0 (0.5-2.1) 1.7 (0.7-4.0) 1.1 (0.6-2.1)
   Other 0.8 (0.5-1.1) 0.4 (0.2-0.7)** 1.4 (0.9-2.2) 1.1 (0.8-1.6)
Age (continuous in years) 1.0 (0.9-1.0) 0.9 (0.9-0.9)*** 1.0 (0.9-1.0) 1.1 (1.0-1.1)***
Relationship status     
   Never married 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
   Married/cohabiting 0.8 (0.6-1.1) 0.6 (0.4-0.9)** 0.9 (0.6-1.3) 0.8 (0.6-1.1)
   Divorced/separated 1.1 (0.7-1.8) 1.3 (0.7-2.3) 1.3 (0.8-2.2) 0.9 (0.6-1.5)
   Widowed 1.1 (0.5-2.4) 0.9 (0.2-3.7) 0.5 (0.2-1.3) 0.4 (0.2-1.0)
Socioeconomic Indicators     
Educational attainment     
   No qualifications 1.4 (0.8-2.3) 1.0 (0.5-1.9) 1.7 (0.9-3.1) 1.0 (0.6-1.7)
   Up to GCSE level 1.5 (0.9-2.2) 0.5 (0.3-0.8)** 1.6 (0.9-2.6) 1.2 (0.8-1.7)
   Advanced level 1.2 (0.8-1.7) 0.7 (0.5-0.9)* 1.0 (0.6-1.6) 1.0 (0.7-1.4)
   Higher degree or above 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Employment status     
   In paid employment 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
   Unemployed 1.3 (0.8-2.1) 1.7 (0.9-3.0) 1.6 (0.9-2.7) 1.0 (0.6-1.7)
   Economically inactive 1.1 (0.8-1.6) 1.2 (0.8-1.7) 1.7 (1.1-2.5)** 1.7 (1.2-2.3)**
Yearly household income     
   £0 - £5,475 2.2 (1.3-3.7)** 1.0 (0.6-1.9) 2.5 (1.4-4.6)** 1.7 (1.0-2.8)*
   £5476 - £12,097 1.2 (0.7-1.9) 0.6 (0.3-0.9)* 1.2 (0.7-2.2) 1.5 (0.9-2.3)
   £12,098 - £20,753 1.4 (0.9-2.1) 0.3 (0.2-0.6)*** 1.6 (0.9-2.7) 1.2 (0.8-1.7)
   £20,754 - £31,494 1.1 (0.7-1.8) 0.7 (0.4-1.2) 1.4 (0.8-2.5) 1.2 (0.8-1.8)
   £31,495 or more 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Housing tenure     
   Own/mortgage 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
   Rented 1.3 (0.9-1.9) 1.3 (0.9-1.9) 1.9 (1.3-3.0)** 1.3 (0.9-1.9)
   Rent free 0.3 (0.1-0.7)** 0.9 (0.4-1.9) 1.4 (0.6-3.6) 0.7 (0.3-1.7)
  1. a Models contain all demographic and socioeconomic indicators.
  2. Economically inactive includes: student, permanent sick/disabled, temporary sick, retired, looking after the home children
  3. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001