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Table 5 Prevalence (%) and odds ratios (OR, 95% CI) in crude, age-adjusted and multiple adjusted analyses of poor self rated health according to social mobility (childhood to adulthood). The public health survey in Skåne 2008

From: Economic stress in childhood and adulthood, and self-rated health: a population based study concerning risk accumulation, critical period and social mobility

Social mobility (childhood-adulthood) % OR(95% CI)a OR(95% CI)b OR(95% CI)c
No-Never (1 to 1) 21.0 1.00 1.00 1.00
No-occasionally (1 to 2) 27.4 1.42 (1.28-1.57) 1.86 (1.67-2.07) 1.51 (1.34-1.70)
No-half the year/every month (1 to 3) 47.3 3.39 (2.96-3.87) 4.32 (3.76-4.96) 2.90 (2.46-3.42)
(N = 16878)     
Social mobility (childhood-adulthood) % OR(95% CI) a OR(95% CI) b OR(95% CI) c
Less severe-Never (2 to 1) 29.9 0.71 (0.63-0.80) 0.51 (0.45-0.58) 0.62 (0.54-0.72)
Less severe-occasionally (2 to 2) 37.4 1.00 1.00 1.00
Less severe-half the year/every month (2 to 3) 50.3 1.70 (1.42-2.02) 1.69 (1.41-2.03) 1.52 (1.22-1.89)
(N = 7386)     
Social mobility (childhood-adulthood) % OR(95% CI) a OR(95% CI) b OR(95% CI) c
Severe-Never (3 to 1) 38.4 0.39 (0.32-0.49) 0.29 (0.23-0.36) 0.31 (0.23-0.42)
Severe-occasionally (3 to 2) 46.6 0.55 (0.42-0.71) 0.51 (0.39-0.67) 0.48 (0.34-0.67)
Severe-half the year/every month (3 to 3) 61.4 1.00 1.00 1.00
(N = 2592)     
  1. a Crude.
  2. b Adjusted for sex and age.
  3. c Adjusted for sex, age, country of birth, socioeconomic status, emotional support, instrumental support, trust, daily smoking and risk consumption of alcohol
  4. 26856 respondents included in analyses, 1342 respondents missing values.