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Table 1 Distribution of the test-retest reliability study population according to sex, age and education and subjective social status

From: Reliability of the MacArthur scale of subjective social status - Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil)

  Number Percentage
Sex
Male 120 49.0
Female 125 51.0
Age range (years)
35-54 144 58.8
55-74 101 41.2
Education
≤ High school 115 46.9
College or University 130 53.1
Subjective scale of social status - Society
1(Low status) 1 0.4
2 4 1.63
3 8 3.3
4 19 7.8
5 36 14.7
6 52 21.2
7 64 26.1
8 38 15.5
9 15 6.1
10(High status) 8 3.3
Subjective scale of social status - Community
1(Low status) 2 0.8
2 5 2.0
3 6 2.5
4 14 5.7
5 33 13.5
6 45 18.4
7 51 20.8
8 50 20.4
9 32 13.1
10(High status) 7 2.9
Subjective scale of social status - Work
1(Low status) 3 1.2
2 4 1.6
3 5 2.0
4 11 4.5
5 37 15.1
6 30 12.2
7 54 22.0
8 69 28.2
9 26 10.6
10(High status) 6 2.5
  1. ELSA-Brasil, 2008–2010.