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Table 4 Description of latent classes from 5 class model solution for all ethnic groups

From: Using latent class analysis to develop a model of the relationship between socioeconomic position and ethnicity: cross-sectional analyses from a multi-ethnic birth cohort study

Class Size of class (n†) Description
"Least socioeconomically deprived and most educated" 20% (n = 2231) Women currently and previously employed
Father non-manual employment
Women and fathers highly educated
Up to date with bills
Mortgage
Not subjectively poor
Not receiving means tested benefits
Not materially deprived
"Employed, not materially deprived" 19% (n = 2248) Women currently employed
Father manual and non-manual employment
Women and father medium levels of education
Up to date with bills
Mortgage
Not subjectively poor
Not receiving means tested benefits
Not materially deprived
"Employed, no access to money" 16% (n = 1722) Women currently and previously employed
Father manual and non-manual employment
Women and fathers medium levels of education
Moderate behind with bills
Mortgage and private renting
Moderate subjective poverty
Moderate receipt of means tested benefits
Materially deprived in particular can’t afford holidays, money to replace goods and savings
"Benefits and not materially deprived" 29% (n = 3325) Women low current employment,
Father manual employment and self-employed
Women and fathers low levels of education, fathers education high don’t know response
Up to date with bills
Owns house outright
Not subjectively poor
High receipt of means tested benefits
Not materially deprived
"Most economically deprived" 16% (n = 1800) Women low current employment
Father manual employment and unemployed
Women and fathers low levels of education, fathers education high don’t know response
Behind with bills
Private renting and social housing
Subjectively poor
Highest receipt of means tested benefits
Materially deprived
  1. † n based on most likely class membership