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Table 3 Intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) with 95% confidence intervals and weighted Kappa statistic with 95% confidence interval of the subjective social status scale according to sex, age and educational level

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

  Society Community Work
ICC (95% CI) Kappa (95% CI) ICC (95% CI) Kappa (95% CI) ICC (95% CI) Kappa (95% CI)
Sex
Male 0.65 (0.35-0.95) 0.59 (0.54-0.65) 0.69 (0.43-0.95) 0.61 (0.58-0.70) 0.77 (0.54-1.00) 0.70 (0.70-0.79)
Female 0.71 (0.43-0.99) 0.64 (0.60-0.68) 0.57 (0.22-0.92) 0.55 (0.46-0.66) 0.72 (0.44-1.00) 0.63 (0.54-0.67)
Age (years)
35-54 0.62 (0.30-0.95) 0.54 (0.48-0.57) 0.56 (0.22-0.90) 0.54 (0.44-0.59) 0.70 (0.40-1.00) 0.63 (0.57-0.65)
55-74 0.74 (0.50-0.99) 0.70 (0.65-0.74) 0.73 (0.48-0.98) 0.64 (0.62-0.68) 0.82 (0.63-1.01) 0.71(0.68-0.78)
Education
≤ High School 0.56 (0.22-0.89) 0.54 (0.48-0.55) 0.64 (0.34-0.95) 0.57 (0.53-0.60) 0.71 (0.44-0.98) 0.64 (0.59-0.65)
College/University 0.72 (0.43-1.00) 0.65 (0.57-0.72) 0.58 (0.25-0.91) 0.56 (0.50-0.61) 0.76 (0.49-1.03) 0.66 (0.62-0.68)
  1. ELSA-Brasil, 2008–2010.
  2. 95% CI: 95% confidence interval.